How Replacing One Word Changed So Much

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend said to me, “I feel like you’re just anxious about being anxious right now…” And I replied, “Welcome to my brain. Please stay awhile.” When I told himĀ that I would love to try out his logical, structured, factual engineer brain for a day, he responded, “Does that mean I…

One Year Later: When You Don’t Look Back Anymore

A year ago, I spent many of my lunch breaks in one of my closest friend’s classroom sobbing to her, wondering how I was going to make it through the day. I remember being crumpled on the floor of my little one bedroom apartment, begging God to let me have my way. To give me…

Lost Close to Home

I was on my way to my friend’s house the other night, and overly confidently decided to not use my GPS. I called him and asked for a refresher on street namesĀ (which he patiently gave me even though I had been there numerous times before) and continued on my way. About 5 minutes later, I…