Bloganuary 15, 2023: What fear have you conquered?

Today’s Bloganuary prompt: What fear have you conquered? Since it’s so fresh in my mind because I touched on it yesterday, I wish I could answer that I’ve overcome my fear of flying. Sadly, I’m not there yet. What I have conquered, though, is my fear of being alone. Of being single. I was terrifiedContinue reading “Bloganuary 15, 2023: What fear have you conquered?”

Bloganuary 6, 2023: Why do you write?

Today’s Bloganuary prompt: Why do you write? For whatever reason, this prompt triggers me. I have the impression that only writers write. And although I’m here, actively stringing words together to form sentences, combining those to make paragraphs, and composing it all into posts, I struggle to call myself a Writer. I feel too casualContinue reading “Bloganuary 6, 2023: Why do you write?”

Bloganuary 5, 2023: What brings you joy in life?

Today’s Bloganuary prompt: What brings you joy in life? Oof! There are way too many things that spark joy to whittle down to a single answer. So, I’m not even going to try. In no particular order, here are some of the things that bring me joy: I know in my heart that this listContinue reading “Bloganuary 5, 2023: What brings you joy in life?”

Laughing so hard, for so long, that my stomach hurts.

Back in August, when I was thinking up memories that I wanted this year, this one in particular seemed so simple, and yet so unattainable. The late summer and early fall months were some of the most challenging and saddest of my entire life. Although I desperately wanted to fall victim to painful belly laughs,Continue reading “Laughing so hard, for so long, that my stomach hurts.”