finding balance

The summer I was 19. It was fall, 1989. Life was simple living in a small rural community in the eastern United States. I got into a routine. I slept during the day, worked at night. I was looking...
Submitted on Mar 24, 2014
This April will be my 25th year anniversary living with HIV. The last 2 years of living with HIV have been the hardest for me and many do not know this. I don’t like to show or tell people when I...
Submitted on Mar 20, 2014
Thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of the photo shoot. I didn't really think I would get anything out of it. It would be more for the public than for me. I was so unbelievably wrong. The...
Submitted on Mar 13, 2014
Wow that time again? Another blog and I am enjoying the chance to reflect and share. Thank you AGLM. I felt fabulous when I received feedback and comments when my blog reached publication. Such a...
Submitted on Mar 9, 2014
New year, and already I’m a month behind! Haven’t been to choir practice, didn't make any resolutions and now, January, my daughter's 16 th and my birthday have passed, and I’m 47 yet still trying to...
Submitted on Feb 27, 2014
This is me in one of the worst times of my life...a lost girl around 15 years old, a gang member, a thug! I hated myself! There are really no pics of my past. I am not a single particle of that girl...
Submitted on Feb 24, 2014
‘Read all about it...’ plays on the radio ‘How old was she, the girl that sang that?' my daughter asks. ‘I’m not sure 23...24’ my reply was not about by Emieli Sande, but a beautiful, brave young...
Submitted on Feb 20, 2014
This is something that should have started a year and a half ago, but I guess there is no better time like the present. This is my story: I am a 33 year old female born, bread, buttered in...
Submitted on Nov 22, 2013
I've been away for awhile. Quite honestly, I've been a bit self-absorbed. I've been concentrating on myself...mentally, physically and spiritually. I am preparing for weight loss surgery...I am...
Submitted on Oct 28, 2013
After all the trials and storms, always believe that a rainbow will come. Never feel bad for the things you go through, these are the times and things that makes us strong and evolve spiritually. It...
Submitted on Oct 22, 2013

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