WHY TAKE MY MAGIC AWAY?

“You took down our kisstletoe,” my heart sank to see he had reached up to remove one of the last few traces of me left in his bedroom, that used to be our room together. He glanced at the mistletoe like it was nothing. “Yeah, it’s not Christmas anymore.” I grew quiet, dim like a […]

KEEP THE FAITH. KEEP THE FOCUS.

Today is day seven of the Oxygen Magazine fitness challenge. I woke up this morning to a stomach tied in knots, with a heart racing, and now I am pacing. I feel anxious, nervous, and tight. I can’t quite find my center. Breathe. I take a deep breath, in through the nose and out through […]

SHE KISSED THE BOYS AND MADE THEM CRY

“Be nice!” he pointed at me begrudgingly. “Don’t be mean to the guys who are messaging you. They are reaching out in kindness. Be nice to them.” I folded my arms and stuck my tongue out at him. “I do not want to be nice. I can’t handle the level of stupid that most guys […]

SLEEPLESS IN LACEY WASHINGTON

“You need to get some sleep Amber,” he lectured me this morning as I buried my face into his chest to cry another good-by on ground hogs day. Every day is the same without him. Every night is too. WITHOUT HIM. Every together we have now is without him. Without him is a predetermined destination […]

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE BREAK UP?

I was the one who broke up with him. He reminded me that it was my choice before I told him it was his. “I made a choice to take a stand for what I deserve and it was fair. I do not want to break up with you. I wanted you to realize the […]

THE MISTAKES WE MAKE AND DIVORCE

We were supposed to make it to the end. I believed that we would be married forever, just as I still believe that true love is eternal. Love does not go away when opinion is not agreeable or life gets hard. If you are married and it’s been awhile you may not be sure what […]