11 years 11 days ago I came out. Though I didn't know I was going to do it At the time. A late bloomer Newly married It wasn't planned Or even a thing I thought I would ever do. There were no banners No parades No fanfare No proclamations that Trish's life matters. Just the … Continue reading My Coming Out Anniversary
I recently read a post I believe was meant for me to read? Old habits I guess. It began like this: There are times I miss you and then I remember the drama. I see pictures pop up on Facebook of you and I and I remember the happy times but they were infrequent and … Continue reading Love In The Aftermath.
I can't tell you how many times I've heard "Do It Scared!"; fully embraced its meaning, put on my big girl pants, walked up to the thing I was scared of and then...POOF! my brave melted into my fear and disappeared in a super cloud of animated cartoon dust. For real. Ran away like my life … Continue reading Doing It Scared: #1 People Pleasing
It's a heart wrenching thing when someone whose world used to revolve around you, and yours around them, suddenly has no time for you. The I can't talk now's. The I'm just really busy right now's. The I'm too tired right now's. The I'm with my girlfriend right now's are clear tells that you've lost … Continue reading No Time
So I got the job. My job. The job I had to apply for three times and interview for twice, even though I have been working it for one and a half years. I should be excited, happy, or at least mildly elated. But I'm not. I'm grateful to the universe for the course correction. … Continue reading WTF #2
Is it just me, or is there a western-cultural-pop-music-trend toward obsessing over someone we can't have? Lately I've noticed that out of the 20 some odd songs that get ridiculously unlimited airplay, at least half the millennial crooners are talking about how they lament over one love while they are with another. I don't know if I've … Continue reading Is It A Love Song? Or Not?
I've been working like a fiend this past year. New job. Love it. Working with DeafBlind clients. Amazing! It is such an incredibly humbling and rewarding experience. Learned two types of Sign Language - not fluent yet, but I can speak without words now. Kinda cool. 😉 And truth be told, I think I have … Continue reading Missing My Muse