so here I am, surviving.

I promised myself I would start writing again. I thought it would help. Force me to talk about the things I was feeling with paper the way I used to. Writing was one of the only things that truly understood me for a really long time. So, I said it was time to start back […]

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the only way out is in.

It’s amazing how alone we can feel until we encounter someone who understands the inconsistent beat of our terrified heart. I know all too often how it feels to be in a room full of thousands of people and still feel so alone. To try and fill that void is a lost cause because, often […]

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Reasons a girl decides she isn’t beautiful:

I remember the first time I met you. I didn’t think you noticed me until you smiled and gave me a thumbs up when the song I requested came on the jukebox. You always loved me for the choices I made; I didn’t have a choice in loving you. Reasons a girl decides she isn’t […]

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Page 1 of 365, My Wish for You

Page 1 of 365, My Wish for You I wish you enough sunlight to kiss the freckles on your nose and enough darkness to show you that the stars will always guide you home. I wish you enough laughter to deepen the lines by your eyes each and every day and enough wisdom to know […]

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For The Girl Who Just Wants To Know If It’s Going To Be Okay

For the girl who just wants to know if it’s going to be okay,   Take a deep breath.  Not only in the moments when you’re scared, upset, or on the verge of crocodile tears, but remember to stop and take a breath in the moments when you find yourself on top of the world. […]

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7 Things Nobody Tells You When You Have A Broken Heart

Things they ‘will’ tell you * It’ll be worth it * You’re better off * You’ll find what you’re looking for * I’m here for you * Time will heal * It’s going to be okay Things they ‘won’t’ tell you 1. Sometimes it feels like it wasn’t worth it. Sometimes the good memories creep in […]

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10 Things You Should Know By The Time You’re 25

10 Things You Should Know By The Time You’re 25 I remember the days when I knew for sure I’d have it all figured out by 25. I’d have a husband, kids, a white picket fence, a retirement, and all of the stars would twinkle my name as I taught the rest of the world […]

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10 Reminders for the Heart Who Woke Up Lonely on Thanksgiving

10 Reminders for the Heart Who Woke Up Lonely on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a day to count our blessings, spread our love, and share the many reasons we have to be thankful for the abundant joys that fill our lives. It has become a day for apple cider snuggles, chilly football huddles, and pumpkin pie […]

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A sweet reminder that You. Are. Enough.

This is a letter to remind you that you’re beautiful, should you ever forget. I hope you know that you are the most beautiful in the morning, eyes fluttering awake at the first sign of light, arms begging to hold the pillow for just five more minutes, legs aching to remind you how easy it […]

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