What Are You Telling Yourself?

On any given day, this is how my thought process works: “Oh my gosh she’s going to be late for school. Why didn’t I wake up earlier? Why am I so lazy?” “He doesn’t have any clean jeans. Why can’t I ever do laundry on time?” “I need to run across town. My gas tank is...

Thirteen Reasons Why

It’s 12:30am and I should really be asleep, but I just finished watching Thirteen Reasons Why on Netflix and sleep won’t be happening for me anytime soon. Not with the way I feel right now. I’m sick. My stomach hurts. My heart. It’s twisted and knotted and punctured...

Write Me, Remember Me

Earlier this week when I was looking up recipes on Pinterest, I stumbled across a poem (side note: this is how I cook. I look for 4-ingredient, cheese-free recipes on Pinterest and go from there). Anyway, someone had pinned several poems by a poet I had never heard of...

On Second Thought…

Last week I posted a little saying on Twitter—some quote that I read and liked. But then someone asked me, “Who was that about?” And I frowned. And I thought for a minute. And I answered, “Me.” The person smiled and said, “Oh, I thought something must have happened...

Keeping it Real

I often talk on here about loving others as hard as you can. About standing up for people and lifting others up and doing your best to make those you care about feel valued. About believing the best in all circumstances and seeing the positive no matter what. And...