Quarantine

It has been 3 months that we have quarantined ourselves and our accomplishments shows our strength and weaknesses. I started by uprooting myself from my apartment and moving in with my friend’s family. She works as a social worker in the emergency room at an hospital in NYC- she needed help with her son staying … Continue reading Quarantine

Cattiness

Even now when social distancing is a must, you always have one odd ball that will set the pace wrong… There’s a woman who is loud , chatty and has a nose like Pinocchio who’s always into every other business. She stops by and stands by door with her dog after it deficates on people’s … Continue reading Cattiness

Walking Away

Walk away from arguments that leads you nowhere. Walk away from people who deliberately put you down. Walk away from the practice of pleasing people who choose to never see your worth. Walk away from any thoughts that undermines your peace of mind. Walk away from judgmental people, they do not know the struggles you … Continue reading Walking Away

Things We Hear

I’m slowly learning that even if I react, it won’t change anything, it won’t make people suddenly love me and respect me, it won’t magically change their minds. Sometimes it’s better to let things be, let people go, don’t fight for closure don’t ask for explanations, don’t chase answers and don’t expect people to understand … Continue reading Things We Hear

Internal Struggles

When you finally learn that a person’s behavior has more to do with their own internal struggle than it ever did with you. You learn grace Valerie has Parkinson’s and she has struggled with it for the past 30 years. Her determination not to be left out of things creates struggles for her family and … Continue reading Internal Struggles

Loyalty

Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty. No matter how good you are to them, it doesn’t mean they will be loyal to you back. No matter how well you treat them, doesn’t mean they will value you the same. Sometimes the people you trust most, turn out to be the people … Continue reading Loyalty

Wanting to be Held

Have ever had that moment? When someone asks if you’re ok, and you want to turn to them and tell them everything? The words, the feelings, the truths are on the tip of tongue and all you want to let them all out and say no, you’re not ok. You really need someone to hold … Continue reading Wanting to be Held