Grief has a way of swallowing you up at the most inconvenient times. I choose to write until I can breath again.
…you brought that everythingness…
… she who gave me the words that crafted this story…
an incomplete seduces and
plays on already overly stretched emotions.
bacteria infections are
pregnancy scares aren’t
the only reason your
granma told you to beware!
Today I stood in the full body mirror attached to my closet. I stared at my belly and my hips for full minutes in disbelief before huffing out a joke at my own expense to no one, Girl. You need to get it together. You looking like one of them ‘Before‘ pictures on Instagram! I…
Stop believing the advertisers. They lying to you. I know this because they also lie to me. That print copy was meant to get you to buy that ugly swimsuit by feeding into the running narrative that once you’ve dropped a kid or more your body is no longer desirable and therefore, should be hidden.
Today is Earth Day in the USA. It’s critical that EVERYONE stand up and against the anti-American budget #45 has proposed. This budget stripes tax paying Americans of the protections we have fought generals to put in place. We must say NO. Protect Americans. Protect our environments. Protect our schools. Protect our health care. Protect…
My son has asthma. It rains. Umbrellas break. Popcorn burns. Appointments cancel. Maybe these things don’t always converge on the exact same day but shit happens.
I didn’t believe in Cinderella. I didn’t believe in Sleeping Beauty. And I could not identify with Rapunzel. Not because they were white but because they were pitiful.