Don't judge trauma

Don’t judge someone else’s trauma or compare your own. That’s the point of this post. Trauma is one of those things that I totally understand. I’ve lived through trauma, experienced it, suffered from it, and grew from it. One thing that saddens me about trauma survivors is there judgment regarding either their own trauma or […]

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Fighting My Battles

So, here’s the truth… I can’t go to the movies without tearing up. Like, not ever. I am already overwhelmed with emotion when the trailers for upcoming movies come on. I am truly moved by movie commercials. I get sucked in, my heart leaps with excitement and joy, I’m fascinated by the sound, I’m on […]

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My thoughts on marriage

Okay, so I guess I’m going to be a little sappy now. Today is my husband’s birthday. Friday was our 16 year anniversary. We have just started our 20th year together as a couple. I’ve officially been with my husband longer than I’ve been without him. In that time, I’ve learned a few things. 1- […]

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I Threw Up

I threw up. Not the kind where there were chunks in the car or anything. It was definitely more of a dry heave kind of thing. It didn’t start there. In fact, no, that’s where it ended. It started six and a half hours earlier. I woke up at 5:31 on the dot. I was […]

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Rejected (Again)

Yesterday was one more addition to my writing journey. Earlier this year I submitted a novel to Hallmark Publishing. They use a tiered formula to book acceptance. My book made it through. I was waiting in anticipation to see if they were going to accept it. If so, they would have made the book into […]

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Will I Ever?

Will I ever be the writer I want to be- The type of writer where I can quit my job and focus solely on my craft? The kind that people read their work without knowing what the piece is even about, because people recognize the author and trust it regardless. The type of writer who […]

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