Love is funny: no two people love the same way, and no two of your loves are comparable…but heartbreak…that’s another story. Every woman who has been there remembers the symptoms: the hurt, the possible appetite loss, the self-torture thoughts that you’re up having and he’s…well…probably not. Maybe you reread some text exchanges; flip through old [...]
Eva Wrote It...I talk EPIC smack...I write it too...
This morning, I rediscovered a poem I loved last fall. It’s on my Tumblr, but nowhere else. Reading it, I wondered why I hadn’t noted the author… “I love this…Why wouldn’t I add credit?…Who wrote it?…Oh wait! I did!” Friendships change. Love changes. And sometimes, you let both go at the same time without even [...]
July 14, 2013 – Today is so heavy. My lower back hurts, my heart hurts, my contacts sting my eyes. Advice: don’t cry with your contacts in and then sleep with them in and then wake up to shed a couple more tears. Just don’t. You’re welcome. I’m plagued today for the same reason so [...]
I walked through a foreign city with native feet; the dust footprints of my great-grandparents glowed through stone to guide me
Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms reading this! Motherhood has been my biggest joy/headache/money pit/anxiety source/love well/hug ‘n kiss machine/happy place ever! Yep. It’s all those things. And sometimes it can feel thankless. But if you listen in the small moments…it’s truly not. In June 2002, I was a newly single mother of [...]
Ok, so I adapted that bit of rapper financial wisdom (“Scared money don’t make money.”) to suit my purposes. Sue me. Thank you, oh ye wise sages, masters of the hoodrat anthem! But it’s true. Pretending to be happy is more work than it takes to actually BE happy. Honestly, it’s exhausting from the inside [...]