Waking Up

Every day I wake up. There is always a moment of pure silence, a certain peace, as soon as I first become conscious. And then I open my eyes and everything rushes back like a flood. Who I am, what I’ve done, who I’m becoming. I always try to determine if I’ve changed overnight. I … More Waking Up


It’s funny sometimes, for me to wash off my makeup at the end of the day and see the face in the mirror looking back at me. It’s shiny and clean and new, and I almost feel like a different person. I rub off the dirt, the tears, the facade. It’s like I’ve been wearing … More Clean

Fighting My Feelings

My life is so confusing. Just when I think I have one problem solved, another rushes in to take its place. At the moment, I’m battling feelings. Feelings of love. Feelings of resentment. Feelings of loneliness. It’s wearing me down. I just handle things SO badly, and I don’t know where to go from here. … More Fighting My Feelings