Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 61; A Moment of Mommy Martyrdom

I may look tough, and I may handle a lot, but I need downtime. I need time to nap. To recharge. To chill. It’s essential to my sanity, which is actually quite fragile! So when I have a series of days like the last 5, mmmm, well, it ain’t so pretty. Let me run the […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 42: The Purge

Once or twice a year I go through a major purge. I’ll go through my closet and toss the clothes I no longer wear, aren’t flattering, or don’t fit me properly. I’ll clean out all the lotion samples from my bathroom drawers or match all the Tupperware and leftover containers to their lids and recycle or […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 40: I Thought I Was Drowning.

  I wrote this in a past life. It hurts me to read it again, to go back there. Even in my darkest days now, I am not even close to feeling as lost and alone as I did then. It is good for me to recognize that truth. What follows is one scene from an unhappy […]