People we lose to suicide

My dearest Gumby, It’s been a number of years since you graduated from a friend to a guardian angel. I cherish my conversations with the clouds and appreciate when you reveal your presence. You have always been able to understand my feelings when I couldn’t find the words. You also knew how important it wasContinue reading “People we lose to suicide”

Sweetest Day: Connecting with another pure soul…

Every once in a while, I connect with a pure soul. Lumpy bits but pure in every single capacity. The pureness is with the looks, the grabs, the intended and the unintended moments.

Letter to Heal (Mo)

Dear Mo, I’m not sure where you are in life but I wanted to get a few things off my chest. I understand that not all friendships are meant to last a lifetime. Most people in life are merely a lesson. Once the lesson is realised then something happens to force people to part ways.Continue reading “Letter to Heal (Mo)”

Puppydogs. Lovers. Chaperones. BUFFERS, save me?

Day 11. Freewriting. Dream interpretation and peeling back a layer. I keep people around to help me or protect me. I’m a pro at certain aspects of my life and then there are others where I’m still a rookie… Dream: Walking down the main road in my childhood neighborhood. I”m about a block from my house.Continue reading “Puppydogs. Lovers. Chaperones. BUFFERS, save me?”

Letter of Gratitude: D

Day 7. Freewriting. As I continue to remove the one-sided friendships, I’m offered a unique opportunity to grow my “letting go” muscle. A few weeks ago, a “friend” offered to check out my blog and give some feedback (I had just switched up a few things and wanted a second opinion on my flow andContinue reading “Letter of Gratitude: D”

Letter of Gratitude: Austin

Dearest Austin, Every week, I write a letter of gratitude. The recipient is someone who has challenged or helped me grow in some way, spiritually, emotionally or intellectually. This week, I dedicate my letter to you. I know that we joke about a lot of things but I would like you to know how muchContinue reading “Letter of Gratitude: Austin”

Letter of Gratitude: Mo

Dear Mo, I’m not sure if I’ve sent you a letter yet but you’ve been on my mind the last few weeks so thought I would spread the love. Our friendship has seen a LOT of seasons! A LOT! Check out the pictures from my 11th birthday party below… I hope the memory makes youContinue reading “Letter of Gratitude: Mo”

Letter of Gratitude: Jeff

Dear Jeff, Every week I send out a letter of gratitude to someone who has helped me grow in some way, emotionally, physically or spiritually. As my race nears, I started doing this practice on a more regular basis. Today my letter is dedicated to you. Ironman has been a phenomenal rollercoaster ride! Sometimes IContinue reading “Letter of Gratitude: Jeff”

Letter of Gratitude: Adeline

Dear Adeline, Every week I send out a letter of gratitude. I firmly believe that everyone is meant to teach you something about yourself and help you become a better person in some way, physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually. This week, my letter is dedicated to you. We met in Hong Kong and had aContinue reading “Letter of Gratitude: Adeline”

Letter of Gratitude: Erin

Dear Erin, Each week, I send out a letter of gratitude to a well-wisher. I define a well-wisher as being someone who accepts me as I am today and pushes me to be a better version for tomorrow! I admire people like this and appreciate them inspiring me to level up physically, emotionally or mentally.Continue reading “Letter of Gratitude: Erin”