This is going to be wildly uncomfortabe, but altogether necessary. Remember as a child, things seemed so black or white. In the movies we watched, and the stories we read there was clearly a right and a wrong. There was clearly portrayed the good guy, and the bad guy. It was easy to know who… Continue reading Growing Pains
In my entry, "Birds of a Feather", I gave some examples of people who are bad friends and traits of people who can't be trusted. Some of you challenged me to do a follow up on the kind of people we should embrace as friends, instead of just who to avoid. Challenge accepted. The… Continue reading True Friends
There's a huge gorgeous thunderstorm outside my window, and I can't sleep. A clap of thunder woke me up and as I awoke, and I realized my arm was sore and red. I stumbled to the bathroom, turned on the light and recognized I was having an allergic reaction. I popped a Benedryl, put on… Continue reading A Single Ambition
"I stood motionless in the mirrored room, afraid even the smallest breath would trigger some involuntary reaction within me. Would I throw up? Would I cry? Would I lose control of my bladder? Or worse, if I moved, would he see me too, through the open window of the dance studio? His hair was much… Continue reading Faster. Better. Stronger.
I have one tattoo. I got it when I was 24 with my sisters and my mother. The four of us all look so different. My older sister is dark, with almost black eyes and a wide toothy smile. Her hair is short and fine, soft and shiny. My hair is the longest, brown and… Continue reading Birds of a Feather
“The bravest thing a person can do is to love and to be loved in return.” I never really understood that saying until recently. I love very easily and how difficult is it to be loved? I’m starting to comprehend. Being fond of someone, being around someone, being there for someone is really easy if… Continue reading What is Love? Don’t Hurt Me.
“One of the hardest things you will ever have to do, my dear, is to grieve the loss of a person who is still alive.” - Anonymous My grandmother died a week ago. De was and forever will be one of the greatest souls I’ve ever… Continue reading Grief