finding where I belong

Really wanting to be liked. Really wanting to belong. Wanting to be known and be valued. Insecurities hit like crazy. I find myself all too often wondering how I'm perceived. I still struggle with the fact that people don't necessarily see a smart girl when they meet me for the first time or care to …

birthday memories and moments

Birthdays. To me they speak of new life, hope, and gifts. Let's face it - who doesn't like to get a good gift or two on their birthday, right? But to be honest, for me it's sometimes brought with it the dreadful realization of aging, which spirals into a day of feeling sorry for myself. Oh, …