Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 30 2015

House of Cards

Quite a long post, about the ‘person’ I used to be and how rebuilding my self-esteem has been VERY tough, once my House of Cards collapsed.

May 27 2015

Pronoun Experiment Part 1: The Base Story

Today begins an experiment, a test if you will, for the English Language… The removal of gendered pronouns. Will English hold up?

May 25 2015

(Happy) Memorial Day

With Memorial Day comes the beginning of summer. This year in particular I am more thankful than ever before to be able to live my own life in freedom.

May 24 2015

(Un) Helpful Advice

I’ve received a lot of advice throughout my life. The majority was unhelpful advice but some gems were helpful advice. What’s the difference? Find out.

May 20 2015

Dear Carie

A letter to my late stepsister, Carie. The forth in a series of letters written for her birthday each year.

May 16 2015

Yesterday Hurt

Yesterday hurt me quite a bit. Deep down I was crying for most of the day, but I put up that wall again…

May 10 2015

Strong Women

Mother’s day, while dedicated to mothers everywhere, to me is about strong women. I got caught up in emotion and now want to thank all of them.

May 05 2015

Grieving for Joe

This is about an 18 year process just completed. To grow can’t be just Jo or Joe but I did have to finish the grieving process and become whole.

May 03 2015


The words I hated most when with a group of people were “Smile!” or “Say Cheese!” There will be a time where I can stand in front of a camera again…

May 01 2015

Corrections Required — To Be Clear

One of my friends has asked me if I was becoming sexist, not in those words, but in that meaning. I wanted to be clear, but wasn’t.