Exposed Series

Fearless

I don't suppose I can say I've ever been "fearless". Oh sure, I'm working on it, but it continues to elude me. Sometimes fear taunts me. Tempts me to engage with it. Cozy up to it. Reconcile with it so we can be "friends" again. But for today, I turn down the invitation and stay… Continue reading Fearless

All the Feels, Exposed Series, Top 10

Impervious

What, you don't know what impervious means? Yeah, me either...heard it on a movie recently (which is odd because I don't watch movies much), so I had to look it up. If you do know what it means, KUDOS. You are smarter than me. Impervious -unable to be affected by. Yep. ME. ME. ME. You… Continue reading Impervious

Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Life Candy

Unwrapped

Have you ever stared at a beautifully wrapped package? Just gazed at it as the light reflects on the shiny paper creating a twinkling effect on the opposite wall. Have you studied the shiny ribbon, so perfectly tied into a bow fit for the Queen herself? Wondered, Dreamed of what the special package held inside?… Continue reading Unwrapped

Exposed Series, Lessons Learned

It’s a YOU Problem; Not a ME Problem

That's right. Did you read my post recently about people being mean, or as my momma called them, meanies? Well, turns out I didn't get everything out of my system that I had to say about meanies! Have you ever been around someone who likes to use cutting remarks to bring you down, bully you, or try… Continue reading It’s a YOU Problem; Not a ME Problem

Exposed Series, Writing

She Who Dies with the Most Stories

Recently I heard the phrase... "He/she who dies with the most stories, WINS!". It gave me pause and caused me to think, which is not a common occurrence in my pea-sized, jam-packed brain. Stories. What does that mean? Stories in which he/she was an active participant? Stories starring other people about which he/she read? Stories that… Continue reading She Who Dies with the Most Stories

All the Feels, Broken, Exposed Series

Running

I am always running. No, NOT that kind of running. The kind I used to do several years ago before I hurt my knee, took off a few weeks, and well...here I am 6 years later. I'm talking about running from something, to something, for something, with something, because of something. Let me explain. Running… Continue reading Running

Exposed Series, Lessons Learned

I survived, ahem…I THRIVED

Guess what? We all have a story...some chapters we'd rather not read out loud...but they still make up our beautifully broken story of courage, strength, rebirth, and worthiness. Own your story and do not let anyone ever use it against you! Growth is the best personal revenge on anyone who is using the past to… Continue reading I survived, ahem…I THRIVED