I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the advice I often give to other people who are looking for love. I’m at the age where my newsfeed is full of what seems to be love: engagements, marriages, babies, oh my! It has taken me a long time to fully understand that love comes in all … Continue reading where is the love
I’ve always had high expectations. Generally this lofty, out-of-reach mentality results in disappointment, frustration and angst. It’s something I’ve never been able to outgrow: somehow in my mind’s eye, everything looks so much simpler and clean-cut. Purchasing a home and then moving into it shortly after the holidays is not exactly ideal. It’s as if … Continue reading Homeowners Guide to Reality
Sometimes I think back to these days of living out of hotel rooms, exploring Charlotte in hopes of finding a decent place to live. I think Heath’s face is very reminiscent of the one I had on myself for the first few weeks…but we did it. And we’re here. And when I think about how … Continue reading Transformation Tuesday
Vulnerability is such an awful thing. It’s literally painful, and yet it’s the only way to make a true connection with those around you. The more vulnerable you are with a person, the closer you two become, but the uglier you feel inside. Every day that I have an appointment to see my therapist, I … Continue reading Vulnerability: the capability of being physically or emotionally wounded or hurt
Things have a funny way of coming to a head all at once, at the most inconvenient of times. Sometimes I wish I had someone on speed dial to call at any hour of the day or night, and ask them to tell me sincerely what the adult thing to do is. To ask them … Continue reading Somewhere, over the rainbow.
It’s Friday. Strange how the weeks, months fly by without warning. It’s true what they say: the older you get, the faster time goes by you. Which is why it saddens me that I waste such precious time dwelling on things outside my grasp. I’m at this precarious place in my life right now. I’m … Continue reading Take a Lap.
It’s a chilly October morning. Wednesday morning. I’m tired-exhausted, really. And yet so behind on so much. Behind on keeping up with old friends. Scheduling time to talk seems so difficult most days. If we do find time to connect, it’s bittersweet, and I wonder why I can’t find time more often. Behind on keeping … Continue reading Please help me get through another Wednesday.