Daddy’s girl

Today was another morning filled with running errands. I had the list of places in my head that I wanted to go to and what I was going to get at each place. Then, as I'm driving through the foggy roads, my dad laid himself onto my heart. He's been gone for almost 5 years [...]

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It’s time.

Once upon a time, there was a young woman. The young woman wasn't good at many things but, it turns out, she was a pretty decent runner. She had the mental grit for it. When her body got tired, she psyched herself up to get the last mile or two in. She loved running. She [...]

This too, has passed

48 hours ago, I jumped off a huge cliff...metaphorically. I don't know why, I don't where it came from, I just knew it was time to take the dive...metaphorically. I took to social media and I went public with the abuse I endured as a child. I didn't make this decision lightly. I wrote out [...]

I’m not doing too bad after all

I met my aunts yesterday for lunch. I adore these women. They are warm and loving. No matter how long it is between visits, I always feel so welcomed and loved when I'm around them. Yesterday though I felt a new feeling, a kind of validation. I don't know where it came from, they didn't [...]

Gettin’ on with the gettin’ on…

Where to start...my first semester of college is done, only 6-7 more to go! I managed to get by with 3 A's and B. They could have been better but I lost my happy place for a few weeks in the middle there. I'm already a day into the next semester but with only 2 [...]

I always feel like somebody’s watching me…

I've had, let's call it, a meditative epiphany. I was meditating and I asked the universe for clarity and guidance and It gave me both. I am a professional self sabotager in almost every area in my life, it's just my way, it always has been. I'm also one of those people who wish they [...]