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Happy New Year!

23 days. 23 days into this year, and I finally feel like I can breathe.

Day 1, of course, was the start of the New Year. 569 more words


Is it an oversight?

Is it an oversight that I can never quite remember my mother’s birthday? It’s somewhere in the realm of Thanksgiving. Some years it actually falls on that day. 459 more words


Day 22: New Family

Dear Reader,

Today was just a lazy day around the house with my husband. Something happened out of the blue just before bed, though:

His brother wanted to get to know me, and suggested we all do an over the phone Q and A. 84 more words


I don’t feel like myself most of the time. In fact, I don’t feel anything. I come and go in a body I don’t recognize. When I do feel, I feel anger, paranoia, and sadness. 253 more words


Mark and Ebonie

Meet Ebonie and Mark Sutton. Now, I met Eboni about 6 or 7 years ago through a mutual friend. We hit it off instantly and our friendship has grown stronger and stronger. 189 more words


Worth celebrating

Yesterday I was rubbing my chin, absentmindedly, as I wrote, and I realized that I was growing a singular bristle-hair on the right-hand side, on my jawline, so I got up and walked to the bathroom and plucked it with some pink tweezers I keep on hand for any such occasions. 441 more words



I close my eyes to behold our wedding with the beauty we shared

I close my eyes to observe our honeymoon, and I smile

I close my eyes to see our 47 anniversaries. 40 more words

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