Category Archives: personal essay

Accepting the Help that Comes

I made a promise to myself that I would take any offer of any kind of help. I don’t know much about accepting help. It’s a really hard place for me to go. Especially when I look at all the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Go

I wrote 3,000 words yesterday and left them in the draft folder. Mostly I spent the day focused on babysitting and cooking and just being with my kids. The thing about cooking soup while the baby naps is that it … Continue reading

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What If I Actually Told My Own Truth, The Whole Truth, Nothing But That Truth?

I haven’t turned in my Grad School Application yet. I don’t have the money to pay the fee. I don’t even have the money to pay my rent or utilities or get groceries. And I don’t know what to do … Continue reading

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