The old brag of my heart

“One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual. There are open wounds, shrunk sometimes to the size of a pin-prick but wounds still. The marks of suffering are more comparable to the loss of a finger, or […]

A letter to me

In a little over a week I will be the big two five. The other day my best friend and I were discussing things that we wish we could have told ourselves growing up based on what we know now. In honor of twenty-five and the person I am now compared to the person I […]

Singles Awareness Day?

This past Valentine’s Day I spent my night the same way I have spent every February 14 for as far back as I can remember (4 years): single, overeating and then being woken up by my date (jk) asking why my phone is on the bathroom floor. I’ve often heard the phrase “Singles Awareness Day” […]

Dear Jon, Tomorrow marks the last day of 2013. The ending of another year that you never got to see. On January 15 you should be turning 25. It’s been almost five years and it still doesn’t seem real. Or fair. Or anything less than frustratingly devastating. I’ve been thinking about you a lot recently. […]