Sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage, just literally twenty seconds of embarrassing bravery, and I promise you something great will come of it. (Benjamin Mee) It's a Saturday night and I am perfectly content sitting on my couch in sweatpants, a ponytail, and leftover make-up from brunch this morning- watching Grey's Anatomy. Sitting here now, … Continue reading twenty seconds of insane courage.
In some ways I'm proud of that chapter. I fought for love. I had poison ivy. You know, I lost, but I really fought. (Addison, Private Practice.) I knew I had to get over him so when the cute, movie-inspired idea of getting over a guy in 10 days popped into my mind, I really … Continue reading getting over a guy in 10 days: is it really possible?
"I just woke up one day and I knew.... what I was not sure of with you." ~500 Days of Summer I don't know if I can fully identify the inspiration behind this post. Whatever it(they) may be, I'm going to do my best to find the words to explain what's been going on in my … Continue reading don’t know why.
Just when we think we’ve figured things out, the universe throws us a curve ball. So we have to improvise, we find happiness in unexpected places, we find our way back to the things that matter the most. The universe is funny that way, sometimes it just has a way of making sure we wind … Continue reading in quiet moments, when you’re able to tune everything else out, you recognize who you are and what you really want.
Alex: Remind me why it didn't work out. Joanna: Geography, and timing. I always thought the hard part was anxiously waiting for someone fantastic to come into your life. I thought there couldn't be anything more difficult that holding onto the belief- through the loneliness and hopelessness- that one day someone would make the wait worth it. Someone … Continue reading “geography, and timing.”
"What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful." I heard this line earlier in the week while listening to an online presentation on vulnerability (link here) and had one of those Time Stops moments. With me writing about this now- days later- it's obvious that this line has been on my mind. What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful. Do me a … Continue reading what makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.
You're worth that adoration, Annie. You're worth it. And the fact that you don't believe it has nothing to do with whether it's true or not. It is true to me, and that's all that matters. (Happythankyoumoreplease) If I told you the story of this past week, you probably wouldn't believe me. You may cynically respond, "How … Continue reading has anybody ever told you they’d be lucky just to know you? yeah, there’s just something about you. has anybody ever told you?