Whatever You Like

Yesterday 10 years ago I took a train down to Cali and landed in Oakland… I had to strike out on my own and nobody was going to stop me.  I wrote a note and left it in the rice cooker for my family.  At this point, I don’t even remember what I wrote. There […]

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Healing Takes Place…

I spent so many years fighting and feeling upset whenever I got sick or had to deal with health issues. I also spent so many years heartbroken by the circumstances I found myself in and the effects they had on my life.  I desperately wanted to heal my heart, mind, and soul from the trauma […]

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An Open Letter To My Abuser

You were 5 years older than I am today and this was 10 years ago… 10 years ago I was in such a delicate place in my mental state.  I started college the day I turned 18 and up until that point I had never kissed anyone or gone on a single date.  My first […]

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I’m Upset!

Hello July! I see you!  And I still cannot believe that half of the year is already done.  That’s okay we just have to make the most of the time that is left! This is going to be the final summer of my twenties and at the very end I will be turning 30.  At […]

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Keep Out

Who is the one person you hope isn’t reading your blog? Why? I hate to admit it, but if I am honest with myself it would probably be my mom… I guess I could have made more of an effort to disguise myself and be anonymous, but when I started my blog I had no […]

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Catch My Breath

I must admit that I have been hiding out.  It feels like we celebrated Christmas 3 times.  This is my favorite time of year and I love being able to visit and catch-up with family and friends. Christmas #1:  Merry Christmas Grandma ❤ My parents, boyfriend and I drove south to visit my Grandma Alice […]

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Thanksgiving Fail

Nov. 7: What was your worst Thanksgiving food fail? It was the night before Thanksgiving and I asked my mom if I could help plan the meal…  My Mom asked what I wanted to cook and my answer was anything and everything.  This is what I had in mind: Thanksgiving Turkey Cornbread Dressing Ono Cornbread […]

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A Love Letter From the Heart

Nov. 3: If you could be completely honest with no regrets, what would you say and to whom? Dear Sui, I have always admired your determination and willingness to try.  From a young age you were always open to learning and trying new things.  Almost everything you did was a struggle.  You learned slower than […]

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