Sickness

I hate getting sick. I hate the ache at the base of my neck that never seems to go away. I hate spending so much time sleeping or functioning at less than my best simply because my head is pounding and my eyes hurt or I can’t breathe properly, or my stomach is turning over, … Continue reading Sickness

Passion & Reason

Full disclosure: I’m one of those people who’s surrounded by their passions in the form of work. That sounds amazing beyond words but what it’s done is ensured that I can’t enjoy those passions without feeling stress in the pit of my stomach anymore. I love and am eternally grateful for the fact that I … Continue reading Passion & Reason

Patience – A Reminder

Patience, I remind myself, as yet another month goes by where it feels like I haven’t made the progress I need to. Patience, I remind myself as I see those in front of me. Patience, I remind myself as I crumple up yet another half-finished to do list. Patience and kindness. These are the keys … Continue reading Patience – A Reminder

Uncomfortable Truths

One of the most intoxicating things about many books and movies is the wish fulfillment. There are certain genres - chick lit, young and new adult, and children's stories - where you find this kind of wish fulfillment very often. Creators serve up lovely, balanced stories with no loose ends and the perfect happy ending … Continue reading Uncomfortable Truths

Go Look for the Light

Pro Tip: Surround yourself with people who make your heart happy. I've come to the realization that pain and grief are inevitable. You will go through trials and hardships and they will be awful and gut wrenching and you'll hate everything. Those will be the worst days of your life. You will too beaten down … Continue reading Go Look for the Light