We only know what we know when we know it. So what do you do when you wake up and realize you did not want the life you are living? Do you leave and abandon it all? Or do you accept it? Continue reading
Tag Archives: relationships
Life lessons: What Kat taught me
We are not defined by people, places or things. Instead, we are defined by our life lessons. Continue reading
All of Your Glory
It took almost an entire year before I could go visit Tata again. I still had a great deal of shame. Who am I kidding? I still do have a great deal of shame. Not dedicating my life to her as I did when she lived with me? It is shameful to me. So how was I able to finally walk through the doors of the facility? I forgave myself and only because a song came on to snap me back to the living. The hurricane of emotions were finally sorting themselves out. Continue reading
Time, I am mad that you move so quickly
Time, I’m mad at you. But all I can do is keep moving forward with you. Continue reading
My dog died. Now what?
What do you do when the best friend you never realized you even had, dies? Sunny’s life still echoes throughout our house so I am left searching for her at every turn. She is not dead. She is simply waiting for me to find her. Continue reading
Too weak to die.
When all the stress becomes too much. When the struggle to stay positive becomes overwhelming. When nothing in your own mind seems to be right. When everything I just said is true, to you, you pray for silence. Why? Continue reading
Life. It’s not fast food.
Everything good and worth anything takes time. And because it takes time, we shouldn’t discard it the moment we think it no longer serves a purpose. Life shouldn’t be like fast food. Continue reading
What makes a friend a “friend”
What makes someone a friend? Is there a set of criteria that must be met? Should there be a set of criteria? And how do you go about making friends as an adult? A struggle I face often. But maybe I am over thinking it all. Continue reading
How can anyone prepare for death?
This is going to sound like a dark question because it is a dark question. How can you prepare for death? More specifically, how can you prepare for the death of a loved one? Is it even possible? I don’t think so. There is no preparation for death because you start the mourning period long before death actually comes. Continue reading
The last word: Why it should never be said.
When you feel the need to say the last word, you’ve already lost. No one is listening. Not the person you were speaking to and not even you are listening. Step back and observe the situation instead. Continue reading