Why I Don’t “Think Pink” in October

Right before October hits, we are absolutely inundated with everything pink and be-ribboned for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s gotten to the point that you almost can’t go to a store in October without seeing at least one thing pink and sparkly.

After my mom’s mastectomy, I stopped buying into it. Continue reading “Why I Don’t “Think Pink” in October”

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My Mid-Year Resolution – Finish Things, Dammit!

I am terrible at finishing things. There, I said it. Wrote it. Whatever.

I have a really bad habit of starting a project and not seeing it through to completion. Don’t get me wrong, if it’s something I’m particularly excited about or it’s fall or winter and the weather is nice, I can usually find it in me to get it done.

But even then, this would explain why I have a about five different unfinished novels and countless craft projects in my room right now.

Also, yes, I’m just now figuring this out about myself. Hence, the mid-year resolution: finish things, dammit! Continue reading “My Mid-Year Resolution – Finish Things, Dammit!”

No is a complete sentence.

I’ve gotten myself into so many tough spots because I didn’t want to say no to someone. Not because I didn’t feel like I was allowed to or because I was afraid of what would happen if I did, but because I didn’t want to let someone down. I didn’t want to hurt their feelings or disappoint them. But then, when I agreed to something that I couldn’t follow through with, I actually did let them down, and I became anxious about it and distraught. Continue reading “No is a complete sentence.”