In Honor of Mental Health Month

When you’re in a good place it’s easy to forget how far away rock bottom was. There are two low points I replay when I think about how bad it once was. Each stretched over several years of my life. My freshman year in college started off being the best time of my life. I... Continue Reading →

Public Speaking Terrifies Me

Here are some quick facts about me that you may have already picked up on if you’ve looked through older blogs posts. The first is I have social anxiety, and at times it crippled me to where I couldn’t go into public places without a buddy. This lasted for about six years of my life.... Continue Reading →

Sweet Birthday Baby

It happened. The earth goes around the sun one more time and I turned forty-two. Last year I posted a note about my birthday. It’s dark and I’m scared of who I was. I talked about how trapped and lonely I felt. This year it was all very different. We hired a sitter and went... Continue Reading →

A Taurus Poem or Two: Guest Post

My zodiac sign is the Taurus. Stubborn but loyal, I have always found a connection between the Taurus and myself. Recently I discovered three out of five of us in a writing critique group I’ve joined have birthdays within days of each other. At our last meeting, we were honored with two clever poems by... Continue Reading →

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