Thoughts of a 31 Year Old

It’s 6am and I was lying in my bed pondering and reflecting. That seems to be a natural state of being for me and I’m really grateful that is the case. I think we human beings are always receiving messages throughout the day and have little to no clue that our brains/emotions are working overtime… Continue reading Thoughts of a 31 Year Old

Where I’m at These Days

I’ve found myself in recovery from the removal of codependent relationships. Some have lasted more than a decade. And though it is now freeing to experience life in this new and healthier way, it is also scary and makes me feel extremely vulnerable. But I guess that is how anyone feels when they’ve been addicted… Continue reading Where I’m at These Days

A Way of Escape

When I was a kid I remember doing this fire drill in a huge building filled with fake smoke and a fake fire.  We dropped to our knees, put our heads down, and on hands and knees, followed the person in front to the nearest exit.  The experience itself was to prepare us just in case we encountered a… Continue reading A Way of Escape

Fighting Temptation

He caught me off guard.  I thought, “he’s not into me…he’s looking at me like a sister…I’m safe”. I was wrong. Suddenly the friendly evening banter turned into sexual suggestions, painting vivid pictures of erotic positions in my mind’s eye.  I fought the urge not to lean into him but gave into the desire to… Continue reading Fighting Temptation