Don’t Wait Till You’re Old & Grey To Forgive Yourself

One of my goals in 2022, is to continue with a personal journal consistently. This time around, I chose to go the route of using prompts; the self searching kind. One of the questions which recently came up, was What 3 things do you need to forgive yourself for? You can imagine that not only…

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Clingy

I hate the way this makes me feel,A deep yearning for you,Seeing you, being around you,It’s one thing to feel it, but expressing it Only seems to make me feel clingy,Like lint stuck in Velcro,Pulling it away but some always remains Clingy, like hot air in a cold room,Your breath lingers even though you aren’t…

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RnR 2021 Gratitude Recap

2022 is finally closing in on us and though it already feels like 2020 2.0; one of the things we don’t want to do is shift the focus from the things we’ve lost and zero in on what we do have. It’s important to take the time to be grateful for the little things in…

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Thirty Seven Is Hitting Me Hard

I don’t know if it’s because COVID robbed of me of the joy of my birthday last year, but this year, I’m simply not feeling my birthday. Not feeling the best within myself so maybe this is what it’s reflecting, but nonetheless I am feeling a little sorry for myself. This week on the blog,…

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Scenarios

I do this thing,Where I envision all of the negative things you could be thinking of me An ignored text or a missed call,A shared day off not spent together,All of it makes me spiral into a flurry of mixed feelings,Maybe you’ve changed how you feel about me,Maybe I said the wrong thingMaybe I’m too…

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I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me About Pt 5: Being Toxic

There’s a lot of conversation about toxicity, be it in the office, in our relationships or online, but it really got me thinking, what if the toxicity comes from you? What if the decision you made or the actions you took in your past life, were indicative of negative behaviours? It’s not often you hear…

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Blue Honda

I think of you every time I see a blue Honda,My heart begins to beat just that bit faster in anticipation,But then I pull up next to it, Knowing full well it will not be you,But the let down is still a slow, sad release,A flash of your smile hits me,Every time I see a…

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Space

There is an abyss which fills in the gaps,You asked for space, But what you forgot is that I already do such a good job of filling in the silences,A whirlpool of the unknown circles my head,I sit and think of all the reasons it could be my fault,Any sign I might have missed that…

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Why I Don’t Blame Social Media

There has been a lot of chatter lately about the negative impact social media is having on our children, especially in the wake of the explosion of Squid Games. After I read a really interesting article on the reasons why Netflix’s recent breakout hit was problematic for children, it got me thinking. Adding to this,…

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It Hurts, But It Helps

I can’t stop thinking about you, Try as I might, It hurts, but it helps, I wonder what you’re doing, how you’re feeling, I smile as I reminisce about the good timesIt hurts, but it helpsI write down my feelings, As it’s all so confusing for me, turbulentIt hurts, but it helps, Are you thinking…

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