I texted you, you weren't thereSo I'm the only one who caresI'm left alone meandering, helplessPandering for attention, lovelessBut not if I decide to close heartTo pretend I didn't care from the startWhat's that? You answered me?But I was highHigh on lifeNot just trying to get byRich with experiences and self-loveIn a pool, with glitter, … Continue reading Waiting for Whom?
Hey It's meGive me a hollaNo I don't want your mother-fuckin dollaMaybe I listen to too much SaweetieMaybe all along I've really been a meanieMaybe I was stupid, Maybe I was lameFor letting this go on for so longThis maddening gameWell now I'm outAnd my mind is clearI'm no longer investing in youMy dearI've disentangled, … Continue reading Force to Be Reckoned With (A Rap)
Looking back, I've oft-resented the guys I dated for not seeing all my talents. For belittling me. For thinking of me as just a fresh piece of meat who could please them. But I suppose it's not their fault. That is how I presented myself. And it is how I saw myself. In that situation. … Continue reading Sun Versus Moon Continued
Today is Tu B'Av in the Jewish calendar. It's kind of like a Jewish Valentine's Day. But different. One, cuz it's not very well-known. Two, cuz it's entirely differently. See Wikipedia page here. How apropos hat we are currently in a theme on my blog of relationships! (Not planned, I promise!) Ok, well today, I … Continue reading Today is Tu B’Av aka Jewish Valentine’s Day
If you're just tuning in… Hi!!!!! Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a good day! Also, let me catch you up on my most recent theme... I've decided for the trillionth time to rehash the dating debacles of my twenties. Maybe decided isn't the right word. More like, was called to. And, as … Continue reading I am a Sun, not a Moon!
Call me Karma cuz I'm a bitch I'm like a mosquito bite you can't itch Manifest Destiny I gave you the best of me I gave you the part of me Only me and G-d can see I'm on fire Let me go— Cuz you're gettin' on my nerves And you're messin' with my flow
Spoiler alert: Contains information about Wonder Woman 1984. In the recent Wonder Woman sequel Diana Prince was sulking for 40 years, unable to move on from the loss of her beloved. I don’t want to even begin to put myself in her shoes for this tragic loss. The aspect I want to focus on is how … Continue reading Wonder Woman: Journey Toward Self-Reliance
“I’m really good at taking things personally,” I laughed to myself as I put a positive spin on a self-deprecating remark. Like Monica from “Friends” was really good at giving bad massages...This specific statement was on my mind since I had just read the Conscious Discipline concept QTIP: Quit Taking Things Personally. Later that day … Continue reading Bright Side of Darkness
This morning my mom made an innocent comment that the way my daughter was wearing her hair made her look like Audrey Hepburn. I felt uncomfortable with this, because growing up and to this day I struggle with social comparison, including with celebrities. I still remember learning in my late teens that magazines are photoshopped. … Continue reading A Photoshopped World, A Tormented Soul
While doing yoga this morning, the following thought popped into my head: I am human. This was an invitation to not seek out perfection. An offering to ease my anxiety; to slow life down; make my expectations more realistic. Maybe it was inspired by my sore toe tendon (yes, injuries can be inspiring, in that … Continue reading I’m Only Human