9 Things That Changed Since I Quit Drinking

I was tired. I found myself waking up at 4am too many times with anxiety, and embarrassed for my words and actions. I was tired of not feeling a thing. I would numb my pain with poison and I put up a wall from feeling true emotion, joy, sadness and it led me down a dark road where I was broken and alone. Most everyone around me saw me as a happy, free-spirited, funny, young lady who had a lot of...

The Warm-up Girl

Here's to all the girls who date a guy for several years and when they break up, the guy finds some random girl to give everything you ever wanted from him/in a relationship to, in a fraction of the time. My guess is this has happened at least once to every person out there because it has happened to me "two" many times. The question is, what can you do in the situation you're in now, reflecting...

Important Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Possessive Love Have you or anyone you know been part of an abusive relationship? Maybe you are or you were at one time but did not realize it. From my own past experience and trauma I would like to share some information in hopes to protect and inform you and your loved ones so that you can find the help you need and understand what could have been all along a possessive kind of love. Here are...

My Best Friend’s Wedding

On April 29, 2012 I stood at the top of a charming little brick staircase in Acworth, Georgia and looked out to my best friend of twenty-four years in her gorgeous white sparkling wedding gown, arm in arm with her father. Her groom was at the end of the aisle waiting for her with anticipation.  It was that sparkle in his eyes, the tears of joy, and the smile of love and happiness that every girl...