Dear exhausted and overworked friend, I know you mean well. I know you have the best intentions. I know you think that it's just another "rough patch" and if you push through, there'll be peace and rest on the other side. I hate to be the one to tell you this, but there probably won't … Continue reading You Can’t Say Yes to Everything: a short lesson on breathing and boundaries
We were married last year. You promised some things, and I did too. There were words thrown around like "love" and "forever" and "yours" and "mine." We swore to each other in front of friends, family and a few strangers that we would love and cherish each other until our very last breath. I didn't … Continue reading For Daniel: Year Three, I Love The Way
Last month I had a panic attack. It was a full blown, heart pumping, blood rushing, fists clenching, freak-out. To feel like you have no control over your own mind and body is a scary thing. I would have screamed if there had been enough breath in my lungs. I forgot how excruciating anxiety can be. … Continue reading When Fear Strikes Again
I was going to start working out 6 months before, because I was going to have a killer body for the honeymoon...
This is a public service announcement that I am getting married in TWO WEEKS. So, I apologize for the unintentional hiatus. To make up for my absence... An update. Some Current Events: I'm almost all the way in to my new apartment! You know, except for the living there full time part. Loving shout out … Continue reading PSA: 2 Weeks Out
At the core of who I am, I am petty and spiteful; impatient and unkind.
I swear, I'm not anti-social. In fact, I need socialization. I crave belonging, and I long for friendship, conversation and laughter like anyone else. I just do socialization a little differently than you do.