The only option

I want a divorce! I’ve been with you for way too long, and quite frankly, I’m sick of you! For years, you’ve controlled me and told me what I could and couldn’t do, and because I wasn’t strong enough, I believed it. In fact, I believed everything you told me, which was nothing but lies.Continue reading “The only option”

I do not consent

Yesterday, I was cursed out! Not once, but twice! I wasn’t offended in the least bit. If anything, I found it to be quite comical. Although there was no humor in the individual lacing me with profanity, it was humorous that they thought they had the power to readjust my thermostat, because theirs was turnedContinue reading “I do not consent”

Almost There

Things may appear pretty bleak or not promising for you, but it doesn’t mean it’s going to be that way forever. While you think you are extremely far from living out your dreams, chances are, you’re only an arm’s length away. Although it’s taking what seems like forever, as each day passes, you’re moving anotherContinue reading “Almost There”

Cheers from within

“I love you” and “I’m so proud of you,” are probably two of the most needed phrases anyone would want to hear. No matter how big or small the accomplishment is, just the mere thought of knowing you have the love and support of others, not only feels good, but is extremely rewarding. “Somebody cares?”Continue reading “Cheers from within”

Get it back

Have you lost your drive? Get it back! Been robbed of your joy? Get it back! Had your smile taken away? Get it back! Are you missing your confidence? Get it back! Someone stole your peace of mind? GO GET IT BACK! A lot of times people will let things go, because it didn’t haveContinue reading “Get it back”

Walking in the wrong direction

“Everyone has their life mapped out,” is a pretty accurate statement to make. Whether in your teenage years or adult, you’ve always known what you wanted for yourself. Whether it was good for you or not, you still continued on, because it was what you wanted. With each passing moment, you anxiously awaited until youContinue reading “Walking in the wrong direction”

Worst Sentence Ever

I wish I could give myself the same grace, that God gives me. Sometimes, I do things that I think are so shameful and impossible to get over, and no matter what I do to try and get over it, I can’t, because I just can’t forgive myself. There are others who’ve done so muchContinue reading “Worst Sentence Ever”

On Schedule

“I was supposed to be there by now,” but I’m so far behind. “I should be further along than where I am,” but I’m so far behind. “I was supposed to have graduated last year,” but I’m so far behind. “I was supposed to buy a house two years ago,” but I’m so far behind.Continue reading “On Schedule”

Knot today

I stress the importance of taking care of one’s mental health, especially during times as these. If you weren’t depressed before, I’m sure you may have experienced it since the pandemic. I’ve suffered from depression for years, and although the hardships I’ve faced in recent months were hard on me, I was able to manage.Continue reading “Knot today”

In the meantime

I don’t know which is worse, waiting for it to happen, or waiting on someone to make it happen. The process of waiting can be extremely daunting, but it does have it’s benefits. The biggest, would be preparation. Waiting is not to be taken lightly, nor considered as leisure time. More than anything, that timeContinue reading “In the meantime”