Kept

I can’t remember when I started to love nail polish. Maybe high school, right in time for my mother to be assured that I wasn’t a “tom-boy”. I have always enjoyed sports and high intensity activities; I wasn’t missing a nail appointment. Nails use to be a thing to do back in high school. It was all about the designs, the length, and the shape.

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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, 2006, 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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In a new relationship

55A10BCF-A89A-4FC4-9246-E0DC4B8DE0A4….with money. I have these weekly to-do list that start or end with something that I’ve had on a previous list that I contemplate regularly. The last 5 list have included my “budget”. Reviewing it, changing it, updating it, until this morning – I completely scrapped it. Let’s talk about it, because I’m ready. I hinted most of this blog that I have money issues, I mean who doesn’t? But the issues that I claimed my own, weren’t actually my own, and I decided this last year. Continue reading “In a new relationship”