She woke up different. She no longer cared about what her enemies thought of her. She didn’t care about the gossip that floated through the air. She woke up different. She focused on her friends and the people that loved her unconditionally. She didn’t let the opinions of others deter her from her goals. She … More She’s Different
Is it really true what they say? Men and women can be just friends. I was a firm believer that the answer was no. It might have been because of the experiences that I had with men in my past. If my husband had a friend that was a woman. I wanted to know who … More Can Men and Women Just Be Friends?
I kept telling myself that I had to keep it classy not trashy. This must be the hottest day in Michigan. The water bill will be so high this month. Right now I could care less. Sydney is playing in the our ghetto inflatable pool, that keeps collapsing. I know I shouldn’t be envious. But … More No Longer A Prisoner
Speaking in front of my first graders is easy. Half of the time, they are trying to tie their shoes or wanting to go to the bathroom. Speaking in front of adults can be difficult for me. I do better when it is an impromptu speech. When someone gives me a topic and a week … More But, I Survived
I was raised in the Catholic Church. St Bartholomew was our parish and my school for five years. Mommy always made sure sissy and I were dressed nicely. When I was older I told mommy it didn’t matter what I wore to church because I was an altar server. No one would see me. I’m … More Sunday Church Clothes
The mind is a terrible thing to waste. Wasn’t that a slogan back in the 1980’s? When you go through a traumatic experience. The mind is often your biggest enemy. Your soul and body often heal quickly. Why won’t your mind allow you to rest? I am constantly thinking and analyzing every situation. Some situations … More Free Your Mind
Yesterday I did something completely out of my comfort zone. I left the kids at home to go for a run. Well, it wasn’t really a run. It was a trot, a skip, a stroll. Okay, it was really more like a power walk. I was in the neighborhood so it wasn’t like I was … More Run Brooke Run