Alone

Because I promised my therapist I would reach out when I felt like this, I'm choosing to reach out here. This is my only avenue where I can get full attention & I can be myself. This isn't a fun post. I'm just being raw & real. No gifs, no bells & whistles, no funny …

Short stories

Oh, man. It's been a hot minute. I've missed talking to you & I wanna get you all caught up. I've got a lot on my mind & my poor friends are probably sick of me bitching to them. So in no particular order, let's dive into my book of latest short stories. This will …

Cherry-picking

I've been thinking about this phrase lately. Cherry-picking. It's usually said in a negative connotation. At least, that's been my experience. Growing up, I was told to not "cherry-pick" the advice or instruction I was given. I wasn't supposed to be "picky" with anything in life. I was to be "grateful." Blah, blah, blah. You …

Being content

I'm not sure if it's because I'm American or how I was raised or how my mind works or whatever, but there is this "what if" inside of me when it comes to products. Let me explain.What if this shampoo is alright but there's a better one out there for my hair? What if this …

Being afraid

CW: eating disorders, rude-ass people I feel like it's been a blur of holidays. First Rosh Hashanah, then Yom Kippur, & now Sukkot - all within a blink. I get the whole "tis the season" part of it but I'm still chewing on my New Year's resolutions. And still trying to make amends with myself …