Dear Motivation, I am heartbroken. It has been a lifetime since I’ve held you in my arms, feeling the gentle caress of the things we have accomplished together. I long to look deeply into your to-do list and sensually cross each item off— one by one. The soft silk of success between my fingers grows … Continue reading A Love Letter
Everyone you know will live for forever. They will grow up. They will fall in love. They will live a full and happy life. No one you love will ever die. This was a fact right up until you proved me wrong. We all have titles that we carry. Ones that declare what we are … Continue reading Every 7 Years
I bite my tongue a lot. No, no. Not the 'My mother always told me if you don't have anything nice to say don't say anything at all,' kind of tongue biting. I mean aggressive tongue biting by accident. I’m known to draw blood while eating or chewing gum. My mind trails off and—WHAM! It's … Continue reading One of a Kind
Our story is religious. That is to say that having you inside me is like faith. It’s believing in what I cannot see. It’s believing that I am a mountain. I am the keeper of the summit you’ve been longing to scale. I am the expedition you’ve dreamt of. I am the impossible goal. By … Continue reading Mountains of Faith
Step One: Shirk all responsibilities. Step Two: Tell yourself that you're not going to blow off your responsibilities. You're just going to do them tomorrow. Step Three: Don't do them tomorrow. Step Four: Make excuses. Step Five: While reviewing your to-do list, curl up into the fetal position and cry. It’s recommended to have a … Continue reading A guide to being a responsible functioning adult.