“Are you looking forward to seeing your family?” I ask my VP on Monday. I know the reason she was going back home wasn’t exactly a happy reunion because it was her brother’s memorial, but I still asked. She began to get emotional, which wasn’t my intent when I originally inquired. “I’ve been thinking about it and I guess I just haven’t accepted it,” she … Continue reading Emptiness, It’s Such A Horrible Feeling
I’m in the kitchen getting my dinner ready for work. I’m scheduled 4-close and need to eat on my 30-minute break. But, then, all of a sudden, it comes. This overwhelming feeling of not wanting to go. It will be the same thing. I will walk into work, go upstairs to put my belongings in a locker, clock in, walk around looking for books to … Continue reading But, what can I do to stop this feeling that overcomes my whole body?
I sat in my grandma’s house waiting to be handed a present. Since I have 8 cousins, and 2 brothers, there were a decent amount of gifts under the tree. The noise level was about a 10 out of 20, so listening to your name being called was hard at times. Everyone would be scattered and with their own parents. Our parents would help us … Continue reading A previous Christmas.
The backyard was decorated with balloons, banners that said “Congratulations,” tables set up with black cloths overtop to place plates on that read “Congratulations 2011 graduates,” parents fancying the pool up for kids to swim in, and food and drinks set up to be guzzled down. The clock struck 12:30 pm on July 10th, 2011, which was when the party was scheduled to begin. The high school graduate … Continue reading “It was as if it never happened”