This is the new year!

This upcoming week is going to be a doozy. I've been at my new job for almost a month now and I think I'm starting to find my rhythm with it. It's not a hard job, it's not even that busy (yet) but it's a job, it's close to home and it's paying me good [...]

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Treat yo’ self 2018

You see this face. This is the face of someone who made self-care a priority today even though she didn't want to. My life is not terribly busy. I go to school but it doesn't overwhelm me to the point where I feel like I have no free time. I haven't worked in over a [...]

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 [...]

Here it is…

Well, I'm officially, 35 years old. A 35-year-old college student living with mom. Yep, I'm awesome. Stay back boys, I know you all want to get with this hot dish. In all seriousness, this day has been as joyful as you would it expect it to be for a 35-year-old college student that still lives [...]