An Open Letter to My New 28 Year Old Self

Dear 28: Hello. Welcome. Take a look around, and see what you are walking in to. We’re going to be together for a whole year. I’m not going to lie, 27 had a rough year. What you have to work with, isn’t a lot. But, it’s up to you to do something about it. There are a lot of goals that have been set for you to reach. And there are a lot of obstacles that lie ahead of you. It’s just an unpredictable, never ending, roller coaster ride. You have to be prepared for anything, and I have a … Continue reading An Open Letter to My New 28 Year Old Self

An Open Letter to the Old 27 Year Old Me

Dear 27: Wow. It has been one hell of a year. So many things have happened that it’s just amazing how much occurs in just 12 months! Twenty-seven, you got engaged! Way to go, girl! You got yourself off of unemployment, and into a full-time job! You’ve kept up hope for as long as you could, and you got through the rough times. And from what I can remember, this was not a year of tears. You did good. I’m not disappointed in you in any way. Times were hard this year, but you made the best of what you … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Old 27 Year Old Me

What Has Been Going On?

I know, I know, it’s been a while. I have been going through so many crazy things in my life. I have actually been going through so many things emotionally. I have a birthday coming up. And while I have a birthday coming up every year, this year, I have to have my drivers license renewed. I know people stress about it sometimes, because they never come out right, and everyone thinks they look awful. But the thing is, I looked nice. I really did. I think this was the best one yet. And I think back to that time, … Continue reading What Has Been Going On?

It Used to Be…

I always hear people say, “Back when I grew up, it used to be different…” Hell, even now I can say it! When I ask, “How? How was it different then?” The person would go on describing how his/her world was, and I sit there trying to picture it the way they do – the way it used to be. Some of the stories sound really wonderful. Local towns would be decorated, and have gatherings, and farmer’s markets, etc. People didn’t really have a means of transportation, so they either: walked, took a bus, or took a train. That was … Continue reading It Used to Be…

Crow’s Feet & Cellulite

I’m going to first start off by saying that yes, I realize I’m only 27; however, I still have a right to complain. I’ve been noticing a few things about myself lately. First off, was my single gray hair. Then, other things came along such as the slowing of my metabolism… which I’m still attempting (somewhat) to fight with exercise. I’ve noticed that a ‘hangover’ is more like a ‘hangover-the next three days’. I can always tell when a storm is coming, because I have the biggest headache ever… which isn’t as cool as I thought it was when I … Continue reading Crow’s Feet & Cellulite

An Open Letter to My New 27 Year-Old Self

Dear 27: Listen up, girlie. I’m going to be honest here, 26 really kicked ass. Like, WOW! She was awesome. Now ¬†you have some big shoes to fill here. There’s going to be a lot that goes on this year, and I need to know that I can count on you. You’re going to have to step up to the plate. I promise you that it’s going to be difficult at times. No point in lying to you about that. But, there are going to be some pretty wonderful moments too. Twenty-six has set up a lot for you to … Continue reading An Open Letter to My New 27 Year-Old Self

An Open Letter to My 26 Year-Old Self

Dear 26: Where do I even begin? You started out this year in a really crazy place. You were starting to build up your life again after a major tragedy that changed your life forever. Looking back, I still don’t even know how you did it. I don’t know how you pulled through the darkness, and came to the light. It was rough, but you got back on the bike and tried again. Soon, it was March. You met a wonderful man named John. While you weren’t really sure where things were going and how you felt, you took a … Continue reading An Open Letter to My 26 Year-Old Self

My Inner Circle

There are a group of people who are within my ‘inner circle’. You can call it my ‘circle of trust’, my ‘bubble’, you can call it my Top 10, or whatever you’d like. It’s the people in my life that I hold so dear and close to me. These people had to work their way into the bubble/circle. I am really hard on letting people in. I have to size ’em up pretty good for a few weeks and see how things go before letting them in. I’ve had to do this because too many people in my life have … Continue reading My Inner Circle

A Single Gray Hair

I’ve noticed something a while back – I have a single gray hair. Just one. It’s right in front too! Right in the bang area. This tells me either one of two things: 1 – It’s about that time to color my hair again 2 – Holy Shit! I’m getting old! I’m sure some of you are rooting for the former rather than the latter but still, it makes me wonder. I’m apparently the only one who notices it too. John claims he can’t see the glimmer of my single, rather glossy, gray strand. It’s there. Trust me. This for … Continue reading A Single Gray Hair

When Did I Get Old?

I was on the internet the other day browsing around and I came across an article talking about the ages of celebrities. I’m not going to lie, when I found out how old some of these people were, I was completely shocked! I’ve been listening and watching these people all throughout my life and for whatever reason, I thought they were timeless. I thought that while I was getting older, they just forever remained the same age. I don’t even know why! I mean, I would have that moment every now and then when I would see a picture of … Continue reading When Did I Get Old?