Since I was young, I’ve always had ambitions. I’ve always had dreams, goals, and hopes for myself and my life. The older I’ve gotten, the further away those dreams seem to drift. Most times, I feel like I’ve lost sight of the dreams that used to be in the forefront of my mind. It pains […]Read more "Rejected Dreams"
As I’m stuck inside on this beautiful snow/ice day in Charlotte, NC, I’m realizing how much I’ve enjoyed staying busy lately. I’m working two jobs, and though I’m still barely scraping by, I’m somewhat enjoying the fact that I don’t have too much time to be bored. There are so many things going right in […]Read more "On Mental Illness and Recovery"
This is more of a personal post, so if you’d like to read it you are welcome to. If not, no worries! Ever since I could hold a pencil, (or a crayon), I was obsessed with coloring, doodling, and writing at every chance I could get. Realizing at a young age that I was not at all […]Read more "Happiness in Words"
With October being Domestic Violence Awareness month, I figured that it would be the perfect time to finally sit down and write about one of the most intense and memorable experiences of my life. I apologize in advance for the length of this post, but I hope that by putting my story out there I […]Read more "I’m Not Sorry for my Abusive Relationship"
It’s a hard-knock-life for the “single and ready to mingle” women of my generation. Speaking as one of those very women in the not too distant past, I can vouch for the honesty of that statement. Less that a year ago, I was one of the most eligible bachelorettes in and around the Queen City […]Read more "Pick-Up Lines and Internet Trolling"