We were driving to my house late one night. I could feel the dull ache of my heart as Alex talked about working overseas. It was a feeling I was familiar with. At some point, I had just gotten used to it. But when I volunteered, it would fill up. For that brief amount of … Continue reading A God-shaped hole
So I'm still waiting on finding out if I have breast cancer or not but in the meantime, it's been interesting to see what things have come up for me. Of all my biggest regrets, it's been my dating life. I've had one relationship that lasted eight months but the rest have been a series … Continue reading The First Kiss
I spent the morning inhaling a microwave breakfast burrito and a large Diet Coke with watermelon flavoring from Sonic. Maybe I should be eating something a little healthier. The truth was that I was pretty nervous. You see, I had spent the weekend having discharge come out of my left breast. I had talked with … Continue reading The Big C
When my sister and I were young, we fought all the time. Between groundings and spankings, nothing seemed to work. My mom decided that she would try a different method. She separated us and had us write nice things about one another. Apologizing has never been easy for me. I'm pretty prideful and carry a … Continue reading Saying Sorry
Recently, I was talking with a friend about old loves and moving on. It's interesting. I'm in a season where I'm getting renewed clarity about my life, primarily when it comes to men. It's like a vase that has broken and as I'm picking up the pieces of glass, I notice where the cuts are, … Continue reading Easy.