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2018 In Review – Dreams & Heartbreak

For 2019, my wish is to never forget that despite my shortcomings and weaknesses, I am worthy of love and belonging. Love and belonging from people who are also on the same spiritual path as me. Who choose understanding over anger, who love themselves enough to tell you what's up, who are patient and kind, even when it's hard. That's what I'm looking for in meaningful close relationships going forward and this time, I won't settle. And one last reminder to myself - you are more than enough, all by your damn self. Other people, friends, family, accomplishments -- they don't define you. Just as you are today, that is more than fucking enough. Don't forget again.

Loneliness

I wrote this post when I was feeling extra somber, but I let it sit for a few days so I could collect my thoughts better. They’re still all over the place, but here goes…

I got a text from …

Happy 75th Birthday, Mom

The other night I calculated how old you would have been today. 75. Wow. The number shocks me. I can’t picture you as a 75 year old woman. And the number is too even, too perfect…the idea is so alien. …