Standing with an army

I was allowed to have one person in the room with me for labor and delivery, beyond the mother of the child. My mom never shared this with me, but my aunts have since told me that she was deeply hurt I had not asked her to be present. This was hard for me to…

Red Sweater Guy gave me hope.

It was a friend's surprise birthday party and he was wearing a red sweater. Two weeks prior I received a 2am drunk text from my most recent ex apologizing for his part in our relationship's demise. It was everything I had wanted to hear for so long, but it was not enough and it was…

Becoming Uncool

There used to be a time where I didn't have a favorite ice cream flavor. I was going to visit my grandmother and she asked me what my favorite ice cream flavor was so she could stock up in her freezer. I told her Gwen's favorite was chocolate chip. She said to me well I…