As a teen, I received all of my best life advice from the classics - Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul. Last weekend, I was nosing around my bookshelves and I found my copy of this life-saving book and a quote just stood out to me: “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing… Continue reading Falling into the arms of friendship
Tomorrow is Valentine's Day. Even when I was in a relationship, I never celebrated so why should this year be any different? For me, it's just a normal day. I'll go to work, come home, work out, make dinner, and then watch some television with my family. I suffered a major heartbreak at the tail… Continue reading Ghosted by my 31-year old boyfriend
Does being a woman automatically make me a mother? I'm already a mother to a 2-year-old Maine Coon cat. Isn't that enough? Later on, I started thinking about what might happen if my boyfriend and I do get our act together and settle down. I don't know that I have the wife gene either. What if settling isn't actually what I want? What if that's just the lie I have been telling myself because it's expected of me?
I don't like playing games - no one should. I especially don't like or appreciate when guys play games because that's not how I date. Playing games tells me that you're not looking for something real, even if you tell me you are, and it tells me that you don't have the decency to tell… Continue reading Texts Unread
I became a "mom" this past August...and then again, in November. Just because my children are furry, four-legged, and have claws it doesn't make me any less of a mother. I keep a roof over their heads and food in their bowls, even when I don't have a whole lot of food for myself. I… Continue reading Life as a (Cat) Mom