You’re Under Me and I’m Sinking In


We parked at the end of some dirt road, next to an old building that looked like it hadn’t been touched in a decade. I couldn’t continue this relationship. He was perfect – kind, funny, accepting. He didn’t expect me to change, he didn’t want to argue…he just wanted to know me. I didn’t want […]

February 1, 2018

Strawberry Wine


Depression has plagued my family, and in turn, crippled me frequently throughout my life. The last few months, I have been freed of it – and feeling lively, liberated and happy. However, the nights spent on the bathroom floor with a bath mat wrapped around me and mascara-ridden tears flowing down my face are still vivid […]

January 4, 2018

Check. Mate.


I heard the gentle “clang” on the granite countertop as I carefully placed my wine glass down. He was walking toward me eagerly. I felt like we were in a game of chess, and I was trying to determine his next move. He was even more handsome than I had expected him to be. He […]

December 11, 2017