“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.” – C. JoyBell C.
A year ago, my birthday started like any regular day. The morning involved my normal routine as a mom of two, with the wonderful added stress of car troubles.
After dropping my son off at school, I went to the YMCA to work out. As I ran on the treadmill, words started popping to the surface. With every stride, the words gathered momentum, until they were pulsating just below the surface of my skin.
I felt as though the words were living things inside of me, clawing their way out to breathe air on the outside. I know how dramatic this sounds, but it’s 100 percent the truth. If I am anything, I am honest.
I got home, put my daughter down for a nap, and let the words pour out of me on to my computer. I realized I wanted to share the words on my personal Facebook page. I’d been writing for months, but this is the first time I’d share any of my words publicly.Continue Reading