A Reminder: Grief

To this day, whenever I meet someone I want in my life, they instantly become part of me. He was just part of me and still is. It was June 8, 2020, he broke up with me in the hallway of our high school before my last class of the day. I remember holding in my tears until I got home that evening. He introduced me to grief. I spent about a year plus mourning our puppy love until my grandmother passed in 2007 which took it to another level. For years I thought to myself, I was only a teenager, but I was evolving into the woman I am now. Learning how to carry everything the world harms you with including grief.

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One Year Later + : M E X I C O

Sometime in February of 2019 I was determined to take a solo trip for #YEAR30. I’ve taken solo trips before but not a full-on international solo trip (Ghana was solo half the time – a LEARNING moment). On the phone with a friend deciding on all the locations in my head, we settled on Cozumel, Mexico. I looked for all types of luxury hotels and settled on an all-inclusive adult only resort because I guess I’m grown. Continue reading “One Year Later + : M E X I C O”