Long-distance relationships are hard. And when I say that I don’t mean because of the obvious. Unlike The T.V. Show, 90-Day Fiancee, Chris and I don’t glorify our relationship with cameras. That is not “reality” to us by any means. Reality involves family, tears, frustration, pain, joy. It means living life as if the person […]
“Vulnerability is at the core, the center, of meaningful human experiences.”
Learning to be vulnerable is a pretty big undertaking, but it’s also a necessary step in the direction of healthy relationships. Self-care has become a priority for me, and having connections with people I can count on is a huge […]
There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.
The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few […]
Why does my body have scars? If my body has healed, why can I still see where I was hurt? When will I be free of this memory of my wounds?
I don’t remember every wound I have ever experienced, and not every wound has left a scar. With smaller injuries, my body heals completely and […]
During September 25th episode of World Wrestling Entertainment: Monday Night Raw, we saw The Miztourage, which is the team of Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, and The Miz, mock The Shields fist bump, after the three beat-down Roman Reins.
This week, on October 2nd episode, we saw The Miztourage enter the ring from the audience; just like […]
I remember it vividly, the day my husband made a work call and finished with the life altering words, “The board and I will talk and decide if you will continue working here.”
My heart sank and yet I was certain I misunderstood. He spoke to share information with his boss and ended it with a […]
WORTH THE WAIT: 3 WAYS TO REACH THE MARRIAGE YOU DESIRE
One of my biggest pet peeves is waiting. I particularly hate waiting for something to not have it come when expected. It’s the worse.
Let me clarify, I loathe the anticipation of an event; the evaluation with a supervisor, the results of a test, I resort […]
Marriage is a whole lot of give and take with some tug of war in the middle. Marriage is years of project management mixed in with anger management. I could go on and on with what marriage is but this is in dedication to what marriage shouldn’t be.
Taking into consideration there […]
These pages have kept me far too warm for far too long. They’ve fueled an obsession for dreams I’ll never see to fruition.
Why do I spend my hours believing in these imaginary adventures?
How could I have been such a fool to allow myself to fall in love with beings who’ve never existed?
I’ve allowed myself to […]
This past week, via his website, Andre S.O.G. (“Son of God”) Ward announced his retirement from boxing at the age of 33.
Andre Ward, who is the unified light heavyweight champion, and recognized as the world’s top pound-for-pound boxer leaves the sport with a flawless 32-0 record; having held the World Boxing Association Super World Light […]