Archive for April 2015

And I Love you For It

I am shattered by the brokenness of our country right now. Devastated. Disgusted. Broken. In disbelief. And I don’t know. I just don’t know. I don’t know how to fix it. I don’t know how to explain it, and I don’t know if I even have a right to feel this way. My heart breaks... Read more »

Boundaries, Not Barriers

“Just wanted to say hi.” Those four words were all it took for me to unravel last week. I don’t know why I felt the need to click on that “other” tab on Facebook that day, but I did. And there was one message. From him. The one who started it all. The one I... Read more »

Facing Myself: Choosing Strong Over Tough

Yesterday was a bad day. Not for any individual reason, just overall yuck. Maybe it was the bullshit hormones from stupid PMS. Maybe it was because I haven’t had a job for almost a month, and I don’t do well with idle time. Maybe it was because I miss my friends more than anything and... Read more »
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Confessions of a Former Mean Girl

About a lifetime ago I had a “thing” with a guy. This guy was someone I’d known since forever, who had been a friend, became something more, and then became a whole lot less. That’s another story for another time. But there’s something he said that has always, always, always stuck with me. One day,... Read more »

Unbroken, But Not Whole

Last night, as I drove home from CrossFit (get used to hearing that), I had a moment. Not a bad moment. Not a homesick moment. Possibly an endorphin filled moment. I was driving down a dark back road, listening to Miranda Lambert with the windows down, and all I could think was, “my heart is... Read more »