Friendships & Self-Care

Friendships are hard and complicated and filled with conflicts & resolutions, hurt feelings, laughter, tears and joy. My friendships have been the training ground on which I’ve learned communication, loyalty, forgiveness (both receiving and extending), and the importance of learning when to push through and fight for a friendship or when to let it go. I’ve learned all of those lessons with my best friend. … Continue reading Friendships & Self-Care

A Grandmother’s Passing

“Blood is thicker than water.” My family life has been complicated. I’ve written about my struggles before, written about the need to distance myself from my family, and have written about my friend-family and how my core friends have truly become humans as close to family as I can get. Up until this past weekend, I would have said that I absolutely did not believe … Continue reading A Grandmother’s Passing

On feeling exposed

Here I am, within this beautiful space where I can lose myself in my words, my feelings, and the space to create. Here I am allowed to babble and rant and rave to my heart’s content without knowing judgement or feeling shame. I am free, I can fly. This week I was faced with a peek into a reality that I want, only to have … Continue reading On feeling exposed

Sometimes I just take to writing…

Today is the first day full day I’ve spent outside at my house. I’ve moved the card table aka my dining table outside with a chair, brought my laptop, snacks and beverages (alcoholic of course), and my main girl. It’s 67 degrees and sunny. It’s obviously bbq-ing season and it was driving me bananas that I didn’t have a bbq. So I went and bought … Continue reading Sometimes I just take to writing…