poetry, Uncategorized

My Poetry Story & a Poem for my Preschooler

When I started writing, I began with poetry. I felt things so deeply as a child, teenager and the words would roll off my fingertips in the most expressive way ever. It remains one of the best ways that I could create something from within, although I haven't been doing it for about a decade.… Continue reading My Poetry Story & a Poem for my Preschooler

mom blog, short story, Uncategorized

A Mother’s Valentine(Short Story)

With a slouched stance, I look around the sitting room and let out a hoarse groan. Everything, everywhere. I lift my hand slowly with the intention of aggressively yanking out a few strands of hair but I made a fist instead. I slumped into the rocking chair and a frustrated cry erupted from my throat.… Continue reading A Mother’s Valentine(Short Story)

diabetes, diabetic, Uncategorized, writing

A Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 2

It's seven a.m. and I'm faced with a dilemma. To eat or not to eat. I roll of the bed and start moving around. I look at the clock and it's suddenly 7:18 a.m. I accomplish nothing important in eighteen minutes. I'm thinking again, do I have a cup of coffee or do I risk… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 2

diabetes, diabetic, Uncategorized, writing

Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 1

The alarm goes off and I groan softly, dreading the energy that my body needs to muster in order to lift myself off the bed. I swipe my phone screen to check the time and I realize I have fifteen more minutes before actual wake time. "Ah," my inner voice sounds pleased, "The Universe is… Continue reading Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 1