Between sorting dad out and concentrating on work, I’ve been pretty much neglecting this blog. I think it has served its purpose. But you ask, “what is its purpose?”. Well it’s just a place for me, like a diary of sorts to air my grievances and to just let some steam off. So what have I been up to? Got a new job. Loved the … Continue reading Oh Where Have I Been?
It has been a week since dad came out of the hospital. It was 2 weeks of sheer torment and stress for my brother and I. There were times where I thought I should just run away and hide under a rock. I just couldn’t deal with it but my parents raised us to be the strong people that we are, I faced it head on. On … Continue reading Redha; Resigned
Let me photograph you in this light In case it is the last time That we might be exactly like we were Before we realized We were sad of getting old Adele, When We Were Young, 2015 Continue reading When We Were Young
From Curryousamerican.com When I was in the third grade, I got stung by a bee while taking a spelling test. He came out of nowhere – traveled up my 90’s acid-washed jeans, and bit me – and I screamed in unimaginable agony. “What is it, Sheena?” Mrs. Inglis yelled to me from the other side of the room. “I don’t know, Mrs. Inglis. But it … Continue reading An Open Letter To Broken Hearts Everywhere
I don’t know where or when it started, but sometime or another we decided a woman’s worth was dependent on her relationship status. We decided if a girl was hot, she must have a boyfriend. If she didn’t, something was wrong with her. She was inadequate. She was undatable. We were told “all the good ones have boyfriends” and all the rest are crazy. If … Continue reading The Real Reasons The Hottest Girls Never Have Boyfriends
Those most deserving of our love and affection are too often overlooked. But to be fair, we aren’t always aware we’re overlooking them. People enter our lives only to later leave them. Some stay for years, others for decades, some for minutes and hours. And then, you have those very few who will stay with you for a lifetime. Many of us are lucky enough … Continue reading It’s Always Been Her: Why You Should Love The Girl Who Waited For You
She must be alone because something’s wrong with her… There’s a fallacy women need to “attract” men. They need the perfect skirt, tempting lipstick and a good blowout. They need to be poised and intelligent, alluring and girlish. They need to be funny and witty, but not overly obnoxious. It’s the woman who needs to fit the mold of man’s dream girl; it’s the woman who must … Continue reading It’s Not That I Can’t Find A Man To Love Me, I Can’t Find A Man I Love