Me vs Them

I try really hard to not compare myself to others. I know I should only be in competition with myself. But I'm human. And more than that, I'm an American woman. As much as it pains me to say this, society has ingrained in me to compare myself to other women. Coupled with my own …

Glow Up

My apologies for the radio silence. I've been chewing on this post for a few weeks. I didn't realize it was so difficult for me to get out. Thank you for your patience & understanding.I had a scary thought. I realized in about a month, I will have been graduated from high school for 20 …

Thank you

So this isn't on my list of items to tell you but it's really important to me so it jumps to the top of the list. I spent some time yesterday going through my old posts. And in true fashion, I cringed. A lot. 😉 I guess that means I've grown, right? But more than …

Cake

I have this perfect analogy I wanted to share with you. I keep trying to explain my feelings to someone & it's not clicking. I'm not sure how to bring my point across. I think this "story" helps a lot & hopefully, it'll make sense.Let's pretend it's my birthday. And let's say my friend, Mary, …

Derailed

Today's a rough one. There's your warning. Why are relationships so hard? Why is it so difficult to have someone try to own up to their mistakes & fix the damage they've caused? What is it about me that everyone just brushes over what I need? Is it too much to ask to meet me …

Hiatus

So after my last quasi-drunken rambling, I decided I needed a break. A break from people, a break from blogging, a break from anything I could get away from. I know I'm still healing & that it's not a linear process. Some days are awesome & others are really rough. I had a heart-to-heart with …