Embracing All of Me

Today is World Tell A Story Day! In honor of the occasion, I am going to share something about my own story. In the coming months, I hope to undergo a long-awaited transformation. The end is a healthy me. The means is weight loss surgery. Here is what led to this difficult decision. Me As […]

Love the One You’re With

Okay. Let me preface this post with this. Valentine’s Day is a day I historically loathe, ever since I was a little girl. We used to decorate our shoe boxes and wait for the sweet sentiments to pour in. I was anxious about how many I would get, who would skip me, and who would […]

Punxsutawney Phil: Sudden Case of Stage Fright

Dear Lucky G, You know what it is like to be in the spotlight. It’s tough, but it never used to bother me. Until February 2021. This year, the world is waiting to see if there will be more winter or an early spring. With the pandemic, there is pressure for warmer weather to get […]

Healing: 5 Ways to Restore Magic

Wikipedia defines healing as the process of the restoration of health from an unbalanced, diseased, damaged, or unvitalized organism. No matter your interpretation, or whether you lean left, right, or somewhere in the middle, Americans have quite a road of recovery ahead. The world will not soon forget those images of the U.S. Capitol under siege. […]

Back to School: A Scared Sheep’s Story

Dear Lucky G, Like so many other students, I’ve been at home learning on my computer since the pandemic began. Soon, we will be going back to the real classroom. I am so worried about this! What if I get sick? What if I am sick and get my teachers sick? What if my friends […]

Do me a Favor: Please Leave my Party!

Now that the gold dust from New Years has settled, the party is over. 2021 has begun! What a bash! You may even have some lingering guests? What’s up with that, you say? You had a COVID-safe guest free evening? Oh, but there WERE guests. Let me explain.  In 2012, I participated in DBT, or […]

Revolve not Resolve: Put a New Spin on Life in 2021

It’s that time again. Time to take stock in the year. Time to plan for the next one. Resolutions. Just mentioning that word gives me a migraine. If you are like me, your resolution graveyard is full of the bones of good intentions gone bad. We make the list. We post it all over our […]