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 [...]

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Out with the fake, in with the real

When I first moved into my mom's house a few months ago, I had three rooms as exclusively mine that I could do whatever I want with. One was the living room and the other two were bedrooms. I took the second bedroom and turned into a gym. I had two benches, a variety of [...]

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 [...]

Why is it hard to not care?

I am 35 years old. 35 years old and a college student. Not even in graduate school, undergraduate just trying to get a basic 4 year bachelors degree. My peers are 18 to 22 year old young adults starting their lives. In case you haven't picked up on it, I feel really old and way [...]

It’s takes some time…

Things are starting to get challenging, people. I haven't even been in college for a month yet and I'm already getting bored and procrastinating on my work. Bored may not be the right word...procrastination is definitely the right word. My Psych class started off with all these developmental ideas and theories and I was like [...]

Love, sweet love…

I feel like the last week or so has been constant catch-up on everything. School work, house work, just the day-to-day running of my life. Yesterday was so full of finish assignments, taking care of the dog, taking care of myself, cooking dinner, cleaning. It was like a never-ending to-do and by the end of [...]