My life is forever changed as the deaths of these connections are more and more of a reality. I wonder how I will manage…especially when I feel like I am drowning… … Read More Lost…and found?
On this day, exactly one year ago, I was in a mindset of transformation and renewal. I had moved to a new neighborhood, had a new car and due to yet another disappointment in my attempt at the dating life I had no energy to entertain half-assed attempts at occupying my time. I had just… Read More Shana 4.0: Bionic Edition
This whole time I’ve been harboring guilt for the failed relationships with the fathers of my kids. I wanted my children to have two parent households, to experience a life different than what I had growing up…… Read More Out of the mouths of babes
Dear Shana, You are beautiful in your own way. Hard stop. Your smile, though you claim is a work in progress, is infectious. I love when you laugh too loud and extra hard because I know at those times you feel most free, not weighed down by your anxiety. Your concern for others is admirable,… Read More Love Letter
For a good portion of my elementary school days I was bullied. There was a lot of stuff going on at home and I did not feel empowered to speak up for myself ever (this was touched on in a previous post). The bullying did not result in physical harm (thank goodness) but I did… Read More The Plastics
Women…Cant…Win… Now that I have some semblance of normalcy returned to my life (more on that in another post) I am able to put feeling to “paper” again. There have been a myriad of topics that have moved me over the past couple of months but none hit as close to home as the increased… Read More #WCW…
I had no idea what I wanted my first post to encompass but I knew I had a lot to forgive myself for. It wasn’t until a discussion during a staff meeting (of all places) did I realize I haven’t been breathing for a while and that is when my heart began to pour into… Read More In the absence of fear and failure…