The Mile

High school gym class may be the epitome of self-esteem crushing life events. I don’t remember feeling particularly capable or talented in gym class. I don’t remember any spikes in my confidence levels. I mostly remember feeling awkward and anything but athletic…

Dear Sweet Young Melissa

Dear Sweet Young Melissa, You are only 28 now, but you feel like you’ve come so far and you don’t know how far you have left to go. You will look back on your life and on your first ten years of adulthood and you’ll…

Let’s Blossom Together

I want to say my life is not perfect, but that’s not really enough or accurate or what I’m really trying to say. Because we all know that – about everyone. No one’s life is perfect. What I want to say is my life is actually pretty messy…