Here’s Hoping I Can Keep My Emotions Together

I’m in Greenville and I’m at Walmart picking out the curtains and garbage bags for our new apartment. I’m in my own world as I take a look around the store. My dad calls me, but doesn’t leave a message while I’m chatting away with my husband about shower curtains. I know that if my…

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…

How to Make the Best of Your Single Valentine’s Day

Single for Valentine’s Day? Don’t fret read my article (Circa Feb 2012) published on Her Campus Temple about- How to Make the Best of Your Single Valentine’s Day So, you’re single. How many times do you want to hear your friend talk about how she and her boyfriend went on another spectacular date with a…

I’m Not Sure I’ll Ever Get My Dream Job

In the past, my articles consists of complaint after complaint after complaint. It was rather nasty. I have a brand new approach though. I’m simply re-publishing some articles for you to take a peek at. And, Millennials, I know you feel as if you’re losing all hope, but hang in there and read my next…

On Compromising On The ‘Dream Job’

Millennials: I feel you. I know what you’re going through job-wise. It’s disgusting out there and so difficult to land a job these days. But, don’t fret because you’ll get there. And, ps, your first or second jobs are NEVER how you picture them or what you want them to be. This line could have…

Why Don’t We Ever Talk About Death & Dying?

So, the truth is, we don’t like to talk about the topic of death. I don’t have to ask why because I know. In the past, I wrote-up an article on Buster & Ellie centering around death & dying: Why Don’t We Ever Talk About Death & Dying? It looms over us every day of…

Things have changed in the past year.

K. So. Let’s see here… one year ago yesterday, OCTOBER 16TH, was THE first time I hung out with my now-boyfriend. We met at Planet Fitness in Langhorne. Literally, this guy thought I wouldn’t show. He kept saying that over & over again. When it comes to dates, I’m damn good! At 12:30, we were…

I’m worried about him.

(Him & I) Two Days On Two Days Off. Off. On. Sick. Healthy. Tired. Working Out. Cold. Hot. Angry. Sad. Positive. Negative. No, I’m not referring to myself. Rather, I’m speaking about the boyfriend. His new job is wicked. It’s affecting his health– in a bad way.  He’s lost weight and muscle mass. He still…

When will you breathe?

When will you breathe: 10 years. On our 4th date, we sat in his car listening to various tunes on his iPod. Expressionless and staring into space without a word, I listened to the lyrics from one of his favorite songs. I concentrated and didn’t speak. I couldn’t. I felt his pain circulate throughout my…

I just miss everything.

The breeze gives me chills. I smell the fall just by the air. I can feel it. Oh, I remember. A year ago around this time, I was in my senior year, my last year in college. I was about to meet a guy. A guy I would have a 6-month relationship with & didn’t…

What to do?!

With every bone in my body, I hope for it. I wait to see if that email comes in and it doesn’t. I don’t receive that congratulatory email letting me know I’ve obtained the fall internship with a magazine I so dearly wanted, yearned for, desired & craved. Instead, the editors made a decision and…