Five years ago today was September 7th, 2017. I was 23 years old. I had just moved out of a halfway house, I had almost 2 years sober. I was renting a room from another woman in sobriety and we were preparing for a hurricane. I was working in a diner as a hostess and … More 5 Year Plan
I didn’t say it y’all. (For those of you that have known me for years – that headline was quite shocking, I am sure. I am sorry. It had to be done – because even though I don’t say it – I have actually heard other’s say it, and I have had some admit that … More I Can’t – Because I Am Stupid… WHAT?!
Go to school. Get good grades. Sit down. Be a good girl. Do your job. Keep your head down. Don’t ask too many questions. Do as your told. Don’t question authority. Get a degree. Get a job with benefits. Marry a man who can take care of you. But… What if I don’t fit that … More Rewrite the Rules
As I was approaching my birthday this year, I was deep in thought on a few things. Part of me wants to be like “OMG, you are almost 30 years old!” But mostly, I am feeling grateful. Because as a friend of mine pointed out; if life was fair – I would be dead. I … More