Category Archives: reflecting

When It’s Quiet

It’s a strange thing, feeling this divided. Split in two…incomplete. For the most part, I can shuffle through my daily tasks and to-do list. It’s the quiet moments that it catches me, that feeling of being divided. Almost like feeling … Continue reading

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Hollow

Matt left for Regina at 3am. I woke up to the sound of an engine in the driveway. I shook Matt awake, knowing his ride was here. I saw him off, thankful I’d actually woken up in time to do … Continue reading

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People from the Past

Every once in a while, I find myself thinking about people from the past. Friendships that have disintegrated with time and change of interests…people who impacted my life so much back then, but are not a part of it now. … Continue reading

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Keep Going

Positivity used to be something that I never struggled with. I have been told that as a child, I was the happiest, sweetest girl around. I always had a smile on my face and a twinkle in my eye. Since … Continue reading

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Dark

I’ve always been drawn towards darkness. I used to love telling “scary” ghost stories, I used to love freaking out my friends and family members with my ability to tell a creepy [made up] story as if it had actually … Continue reading

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Unbalanced

I have a lot of things on my plate right now. I am recovering from a surgery, and I’m still not up to par. I need a cane to get around and cannot do all that I could do before … Continue reading

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The Morning War

I think any person with children (or, you know…a job) can attest that mornings suck. Mornings especially suck when you’ve got two kids that like to wake up at the crack ass of dawn, and when those two kids don’t … Continue reading

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