My HuffPost Essay

My HuffPost essay was published today. I’m really proud of it, even though the trolls are coming at me HARD. Wow. I wish this world was kinder and gentler. I choose to remain as kind and gentle as I can. It’s hard to be so angry and judgy. Anyway, I hope you enjoy this one. […]

HuffPo Said Yes!

Dear Diary, Remember when I said I got an essay rejection on the first full business day of 2024? On January 5, I submitted a second essay to HuffPost Personal—per editor, Noah Michelson’s encouragement—and on January 10, he said yes to essay #2. It was a quick but emotional ride, and I think the lessons […]

Listen To Your Mother

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Sharing stories has never been a problem for me. I’m an over-sharer by nature, a blurter, a confessor. I’m pretty unfiltered and have been known to hug strangers with reckless abandon. I know that’s not the case for everyone. Some people find it more challenging to share, to open up, to extend. I understand that […]