Fold

With every gentle kiss,I unraveled,With every hug,I unfold,With every caress,I melt.With every sweet word or text.I burst into myself,With every gesture,I feel myself opening up,With every unwavering support,I am reaffirmed there are good people in the world,With every hand you reach out to me,I palpitate,With every caress,I think it can’t get any better than this,With…

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The Body Series: Reclaiming My Body

I began this post back at the beginning of the summer, I wasn’t feeling very confident about myself, I had recently began the tedious task of “online” dating and struggling a little bit with my self-worth. It’s amazing how words will reenter your consciousness when you’re feeling down, things you never believed about yourself surface…

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Strength

I am stronger than I think,And much more resilient than I know,But some days,Strength isn’t in my vocabulary,I am emotional, sad and vulnerable,With a strong need to be held,To be taken care of,To be someone’s priority,For someone to have my back for a change,Thirty-five years is a long time to have your shit together,I just…

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RnR’s Shop Local Gift Guide

This year, as 2020 has hit most of us very dramatically and especially businesses, we wanted to showcase some of the wonderful small businesses we personally support, but also in keeping in line with our goals for 2020 to make a smaller footprint when it came to where we spent our money. It just so…

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Scars

Scars, They run deep,Wounds sitting under the surface,Invisible, but yet so present,Cuts.They burst open,Negative thoughts and past encounters reshape,Scratches.Marks left on your heart, present but yet so subtle,Waiting for a pang of emotions to hit like a wave.Scabs.We ignore it, but then every once in a while we pick at it.Peeling back and reopening what…

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Reflecting On My Journey So Far

Most people have markers of where they would like to be in their lives, some have full fledged plans with timelines and possibly glitter, but for the most part I think the average person has a general idea. I also think that we can all collectively agree that 2020 has been a bit of a…

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Asking For Help

When I tell you that in recent years I have come a LONG way- let me tell you. I was and in some respects still am that girl who will do it all. Herself. Alone. Struggling, but still doing it alone. I don’t know if it’s the Sagittarius in me, the 2nd child syndrome or…

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