7 Years: An Essay In The Fifth Person

A writing prompt was shared with me recently that every seven years all of the cells in our bodies shed and replace themselves, meaning that every...

Life Will Be Good To You Soon, I Promise

One morning, one day very soon, you will wake up with that warm, cozy feeling deep down in the pit of your stomach; that nearly perfect,...

You Will Find These Words When You Need To

Lean in closely to the words you are about to read. It is highly possible at least one sentence you need to see. Your heart will feel...

Some Thoughts On The (Wonderful) Things I’ll Never Admit To Your Face

How you use my full name with such an infliction that I feel like some sort of celebrity or something. How you make me feel like...

December With You, January Without You

My body fights sleep. Waking up with your name on my tongue. These dark days between the holidays spent stagnant and silent. Friends are out of...

In My Phone Live Dreams Of Another Place

I spend the greater half of my time looking at real estate. In between meetings, in waiting rooms, on conference calls. I’m not in the market...

Here’s The Brutally Honest Truth: I Don’t Need You Anymore

I cannot tell you how many conversations I start on a regular basis with the phrase, “I read this thing…” with my family, my friends, my...

How To Sell Your Wedding Dress

Understand that your engagement is over. You’ve packed up everything you own into your car. You and your ex-fiancé go to the leasing office to sign...

Just Another Casual Existential Crisis

I am inspecting myself in the mirror after my pee. I used to daydream about clothes like this, business casual, paralegal-type pinstripe suits and skirts and...

A Short List Of Things I Would Have Told You If You Would’ve Just...

1. My last name. I only learned yours because I saw your work I.D. and key card inside your truck when you were dropping me off...

19 Things I Promise To Do For Myself In 2019

1. To let go of the toxic people/habits in my life It’s hard to admit when a situation, habit, or even person has become a toxic presence...