Resist resisting to exist

I think that as people we often find ways to get in the way of our happiness and blame it on self preservation. I get it, no one wants to be hurt. But when you're living on the sidelines, how happy can you be as a spectator? I've never been the type to shy away … Continue reading Resist resisting to exist

Love Shouldn’t be Blind

We are all different, but there are some of us who feel a bit more peculiar that others. I am one of those people. Being different makes me happy, even if it makes me stand out. That is why I feel that the phrase, “love with your heart and not with your eyes,” makes no … Continue reading Love Shouldn’t be Blind

For those of us starting over. . .

There is this crippling certainty of what we don't want. We spent over a decade in a relationship knowing what it's like being attached to the hip to someone. The very same someone who once knew us better than anyone else and yet never seemed to remember after countless conversations that, "no thank you, I … Continue reading For those of us starting over. . .

Hazel

I remember it clear The moment in life When fear & anticipation aligned It's when I found out You'd be mine Minor details failed to matter Criticism, backstabbing Crowd fodder and chatter Feelings consumed My every choice Tear stained pillows Instead of rejoice An inclined challenge Though I wasn't prepared I suddenly found courage Because … Continue reading Hazel

Lonely Mom

So I've been single all my life. Never married, not once made a Mrs. but I was in a relationship for so long I felt married. For the past five years I've been single (in every sense of the word) and dating occasionally. I am very careful about who I date because I am a … Continue reading Lonely Mom

I’ll Know When I Get There

I've overcome some obstacles, some big, some little; they varied in facets and depths. During the storm I ask why has it rained on my parade. . .how did I get stuck in quicksand. . .why, why, WHY didn't things go according to plan? I have learned so many things from these unsolicited obstacles that … Continue reading I’ll Know When I Get There

Mommy did you fart?

I can't even begin to count the amount of times my son has said something that has left me wishing to be swallowed by the earth. Sometimes I wonder where he gets these things? Well he has a whole gene pool to choose from but lately I've come to realize that he gets a lot … Continue reading Mommy did you fart?