Monthly Archives: December 2013

turns out

turns out, i wasn’t a prodigy at anything, ever, and even though i’ve known this since i was 14, it took another 26 years for me to accept it, because i wanted so badly to be that good at something, and i still can … Continue reading

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confessions and a double-dog dare

confession: sometimes i just want to stay home and read. usually i do what i desire, but when i’ve stayed home several nights in a row, i sometimes make myself go out, and i almost always leave early, wishing i’d stayed home. if you feel this … Continue reading

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shopping companions

because i’m an introvert, i prefer to do most things alone. i prefer to go clothes shopping alone. but i’m never alone, because i have the internalized voices of five different friends randomly commenting on any article of clothing i consider purchasing. (although, they keep silent … Continue reading

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living amends

the past few days, when i’ve begun writing the date, i’ve written the year as 2011. i know where i was, what i was feeling, why i was running away exactly two years ago. i regret running, and i have compassion for the feelings … Continue reading

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blissed out

yesterday i practiced receiving. my friend t gifted me her massage appointment and gift certificate at a spa. she claimed that her body was already “blissed out” and she wanted to give me the opportunity for my body to get blissed out, too. i … Continue reading

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local boy wanted

last night, like a few other nights in as many weeks, i sat in the car for a few minutes between the hours of 10:30pm and 12:30 am with my phone in hand, wanting to text someone to meet me anywhere for … Continue reading

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confessions of boundaries and booty shorts

confession: you know those angry letters that self-help books and therapists encourage you to write to help discharge negative emotions and then burn them instead of send them? yeah, well…i just sent one instead of burning it.   confession: during the … Continue reading

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