I’ve been thinking a lot about grief lately — mainly because I haven’t had a choice. I’m watching my family, in real time, face one of our biggest battles ever. Ever. This week…. Life. Has Slowed. All. The. Way. Down. On Monday, I was out of commission with a temperature of 101 and chills. Today […]
It feels funny declaring it out loud: “I choose me.” It sounds down right, self-centered, and selfish to even say –totally unbecoming of any wife, mother, or employee. Certainly, a mother would always choose her children over herself, a good wife would choose to prioritize her man’s needs, and a good employee would surely save […]
Mess was everywhere! Things were stuffed, tucked and smashed into corners. My closet was swollen, about to burst like the mouths of hungry squirrels storing too many nuts in their cheeks. I was tripping over shoes, and constantly being pummeled under a falling volcano of folded sweatshirts or tumbling shoe boxes. This weekend, I decided that I had had enough. Some things had to go.
I fumbled into a body breakdown this week. Exhaustion tackled me like a pro linebacker and laid me flat on my back, and it gave me brief moment to consider the why. Currently, I am in graduate school, but I’m also working full time as a specialist, and also doing an administrative internship, and also […]