Patiently Waiting to Love -for mommas

Patiently Waiting to Love -for mommas

I couldn’t get pregnant, or I couldn’t stay pregnant. I got pregnant twice and both ended in miscarriage. I was so sad and in so much pain. Physical pain. People don’t always talk about that part. I was frustrated and disappointed. Lots of standard emotions accompany...
Morning Magic -for Ashanti

Morning Magic -for Ashanti

There is a time between sleep and conversation when it is me with my pen. My pen and I connect to communicate with my inner mind. The silence that fills the spaces between my pen’s swooshing on the page is low-key and high-yield. My journal gets to see it all. The...
Hi, my name is Amy! –blog challenge, day #1

Hi, my name is Amy! –blog challenge, day #1

I am a girl. Can I still say that even though I’m 40? My word choice has instantly put me on alert, am I demeaning myself? …but I like the word girl. Lady, female, and woman are fine words, but I still want to use the identifier girl. Today. Maybe tomorrow I’ll...
For Gisell- My Bedroom with No Walls

For Gisell- My Bedroom with No Walls

Talk about everyday life, I was told. I looked around and realized that my #newnormal included a bedroom without walls that faces the back of a house that opened to the elements. That’s kind of interesting, I think. I’ve never experienced either of these and they’ve...
Blog Post about my Blogging Challenge- for me

Blog Post about my Blogging Challenge- for me

This post is for me because I like doing things (like blogging) with friends. Solo work is not really my style. I’m always most excited when I get to work with others on book projects, retreats, and other literary endeavors. Let’s recap my recent blogging...
Wonder Woman Made Me Drunk with Power

Wonder Woman Made Me Drunk with Power

Who do I know with SNL contacts? Imma need a pre-recorded video sketch featuring various women post-Wonder Woman movie viewing who are using their newly awakened powers to take over the suburbs. I’m saying this because after that movie, I felt drunk with power...