Loving Someone So Much It Hurts

Is it possible to love someone so much that hurts?  You just want to be around them most of the time because the thought of them not being there makes you sad.  Would it be considered obsessed or just head over heels in love? My boyfriend gave me a call today expressing how bad his…

Let’s Talk About Sex, And Not Feel Weird And Uncomfortable

By Hope Kumor Via Thought Catalog Let’s talk about a topic that makes everyone feel uncomfortable: Sex. Why is sex such a sore subject? Come on, most of us do it and know it feels good. For the longest time, I refused to talk about it because I was immature. I just heard my besties…

Vibe Nutrition: Herbalife Shakes With A Side Of Exercise

By Hope Kumor (We’re made of pure muscle!) When I walked into Vibe Nutrition in Murfreeboro, I was greeted by a group of friendly, enthusiastic and sweet girls who smiled and said “Hello!” I couldn’t believe the positive energy and kindness they showed me. I grew up in PA, which I consider to be a not-so-helpful…

What Happened When I FINALLY, Begrudgingly Embraced My “Pudge”

By Hope Kumor Circa YourTango Obsessing about my weight finally just became too freaking exhausting. When it comes to my body and appearance, I’ve always had issues. From an early age, I was always picking on myself. As a kid, I was too skinny and my mother tried to plump me up by giving me…

When Words Hurt Like Sticks And Stones

“You’re no longer romantic anymore,” I said to my boyfriend on a random Friday night. He stopped in his tracks and looked at me. I didn’t think it sounded rude or hurtful or think he’d get offended by it; I was just saying what was on my mind. This happened right before we were running…

I’m An Average Girl, But I Have A Learning Disability

I’m in the kitchen reading instructions on how to make a dinner with 7 ingredients and about 10 steps. I calmly concentrate on my task at hand, but I’m just not completely understanding what to do. I begin to get frustrated because I just cannot comprehend. This is a regular occurrence since I have a…

The First Mother’s Day Away

Every day, someone is packing up their belongings and uprooting their previous life to go somewhere else. There could be several reasons such as a new job, being closer to family and friends, new environment or just needing a change. Regardless the reason, it happens and I know it.  But, that doesn’t make me feel…

One Of The Hardest Decisions Of My Life And Then Some

I stared at the screen with wet eyes trying to distract myself from the situation. With puffy and red eyes, I tried to write an article from start to finish. But, I needed to take cry breaks in-between. I loved that dog within a day or two, but when you love something that much, you…

Woody’s BBQ: A Modern Southern Atmosphere

When it comes to BBQ, you’d think there would be more restaurants to choose from in the Murfreesboro area, but surprising there are only a few. And, since I’m from Pennsylvania, BBQ isn’t really something they offer back home. Well, if they do, it’s processed and pre-cooked with preservatives and a high amount of sodium. When my boyfriend…

Get ready for some down-home pickin’ at Dewdrop Jamboree

MURFREESBORO – Music lovers can tap their toes and hum along as the Dewdrop Jamboree gets underway at 6 p.m. Saturday at Patterson Park Community Center in Murfreesboro. “This is our second concert, and we know there’s hardly anywhere to listen to music without being in a bar,” says Larry Martin, originator and producer of…

Farmers take the market online

Farmers market hours aren’t always so convenient and can eat up half of what for some may be a rare day off. And not everyone is comfortable with the crowds and lines. An alternative exists in StonesRiverMarket.com. “I do think people like not having the fight the crowds on Saturday,” says John Erdmann, owner of…