Blood and Fire

¬†   Lost. Floundering. Blindly making my way around sharp corners and endless dark hallways. Grasping and reaching, desperately, for something to hold onto. Anything. Only finding empty air. Heart pounding. Thumping in a panic fueled adrenaline. The feelings. Fear. Anger. Angst. Sorrow. Used. Forsaken. Empty. Always empty. Then… Don’t give up. You don’t give […]

Choose Yourself Happy: My Ten Steps

“Darkness has a hunger that’s insatiable and lightness has a call that’s hard to hear” -Indigo Girls, Closer to Fine I have friends in my life who think I have lived a charmed life. I have fooled them all. My life has not been perfect. I have stuff. We all do. I have suffered my […]

Lessons From the Worst Day of My Life

“And I know it aches and your heart it breaks and you can only take so much…. ¬†Walk on.” -U2, Walk On It was my wedding day. We had spent the past year and a half planning every little detail, the string quartet, the candles, the sunset. Yes, even the sunset. One year before our […]