Around the 15-minute mark: “Pick a program that makes sense. Stick with it. Be patient. … The power of patience and progression and the cumulative work ethic is fucking huge.” I love these guys!
My ex used to call it living in the shit. Waiting. Wasting time. Not a waste. In the waste. Knee deep and shoveling it away slowly with a spoon. How badly I just want to put a nice little rug over the shit and convince myself and others that it’s totally cool and beautiful in […]
Desperation is the most obvious sign that there is a leaky faucet somewhere in your head and it needs immediate attention before the whole damn pipe bursts. Don’t drown, sweet darling! Desperation, if you can spot it though, is the last step toward stepping toward healing. You’ve spotted the thing that’s broken. You’ve admitted your […]
Nasty Girl founder Sophia Amoruso is one badass babe, and her new business/life/disco book “#GIRLBOSS” is totally worth buying. I loved it and felt right on board with so much of what she was saying, especially the transformation from bleeding heart political activist to capitalist supporter, but on your own terms. Here are some of […]
A poem I wrote for Word Church. Peace be with words with friends. Go to the next one. ********************** I know I am the type of girl who buys crystal stones but won’t spend the $7.99 for a soup ladle even though I eat a lot of soup. I know you are the type of […]
(1) I am, at my worst, a Billy Joel song. (2) The roots of which come from many experiences, some of which are also illustrated by a Billy Joel song. (3) But no one and nothing else is going to make it better for me except myself, (4) all of us could benefit from some […]
I wish I could tell little me that, despite losing her mind a few times, she ended up smart, successful, pretty and surrounded by unconditional love, with the ability to recognize and cherish it. But, then again, maybe if she knew, it wouldn’t have ended up so. <3 Merry Christmas.
In January I’ll do all the things I’ve meant to All the things I’ve tried and failed at a thousand times before. In January I’ll feel whole and healed and full of everything I need. Only a few more days, I am strong enough To handle one more weak.
Here’s what I think we should do. Instead of dismissing and/or demonizing the phrase “Happy holidays!,” because doing so misses the religious respect rooted in that statement, we should all just say whatever we’re celebrating this time of year and if the recipient of the greeting is celebrating something else (INCLUDING HAPPY HOLIDAYS), they should […]
Deny your shame and your guilt and all the things that make you feel lesser than. Deny “that one time” and the sense that you have someone to be other than what you are right now. Deny the thoughts that take time away from you being the best version of you, as determined by yourself. […]