Hey everyone! I was tagged by @jlwillowbooks to do the Autumn Tag, so here I go…
Favorite autumn weather: When it’s cold and windy. ❄️💨 Favorite autumn outfit: Anything that goes with my R2-D2 beanie.
Apple pie or pumpkin pie: Pumpkin pie.
Favorite autumn activity: Picking out pumpkins. The bigger, the better. 🎃
Favorite autumn food: I know it’s not technically a food, but I love warm apple cider. Now, if I had to be technical and pick a food, I love the jellied cranberry sauce. It’s the best.🍎☕️ Favorite autumn color: Crimson. Roll Tide!🐘🏈 Favorite month: December because of Christmas 🎄 but more importantly, Star Wars The Last Jedi comes out! 24 more days!!! This was really a fun tag! Thanks again @jlwillowbooks for tagging me!
Keep on writing no matter what!
I just redecorated my reading and writing spot, because I was super homesick for Japan this week (I spent a semester abroad there recently), and whenever that happens, I get this urge to make my flat prettier. So now I have a fancy way to put up and change around the scenes of my novels - I only have to write them all down on little cards first 😂
(Those numbers are actually meant for an advent calendar - but I think they're perfect for a novel outline! :D)
My Nanowrimo project is at a little over 20 000 words - so it's still not going so well. But at least I like what I've written so far, and I'm still hopeful I can finish on time - I just work way better under pressure 😅
" The Evolution Of Who I Am Becoming " | By Sharon N. Lowe @visionary_life_coaching ... Written by a compassionate soul who explores the mind-body connection, this is a treasure-chest of inspirational poems about finding your voices. Sharon is on a mission to empower people to live a purposeful life. As a result of her own painful story, Sharon began writing poems of self-reflection, which blossomed into this heartfelt body of well articulated work. 👉 Follow Sharon's page @visionary_life_coaching and be positively impacted by her enthusiasm, empathy & wisdom.
🚨 FAVOURITE TAKEAWAYS : 🔖 Have a subscription to yourself. You are your own brand, invest in it. 🔖 Allow yourself the opportunity to flow & be free to create beauty -- there's an artist in all of us. 🔖 I have a super power. It's the ability to make choices every day. Who knew? 🔖 My past is not a place of residence. It is just used from time to time for illustration. 🔖Becoming is healing. Becoming is acceptance of your wounds & giving them time to heal. 🔖 You are my past that will heal my future. 🔖 Choose how your Becoming goes. Let no one control that. 🔖 A swallow once sat at my window, In the blink of an eye, She flew away with my sorrows. 🔖 If I could I would trace your silhouette with feather like touches that will leave you craving for more of my touches. 🔖 Live your life for you. Just Be. Come as you are.
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[She came to town after 2 years with her dad]
"She wouldn't allow us to enter the town before meeting you" Her dad said
"Well, I have trained her good!" I exclaimed.
[she jump onto me and we hugged for like forever !]
"Let's start the party, baby" She said in a turnin' tone
[Then what, night long drives, smoking, drinking, beating boys at pools, nightfires, and few backseat kisses]
"Time just fly when i am with you, my soul just wants to stay awake when i am with you" I said
[She just kept starring at me]
"What?" I asked
"When you gonna learn how to stop me? When would you tell me not to go and stay in your arms forever?" She asked
[Me holding her hands and lookin into her eyes]
"I really love you, and i can't be selfish with you, atleast not with you. We both promised to achieve our dreams and i don't want to be the reason holdin' you back. Seeing you successful will make me more happy then you stayin with me and just wasting time, but promise me you will come back to me soon"
[Tears rolled out my eyes saying this.]
☆ two hearts beating for each other
💜 FLOWER POWER 🌺 When you're matching yet completely different! Still riding the high from the weekend. A retreat was such a wild thing to do for my BIG DREAMS and theirs. Everything you do instructs the iluniverse on the type of person you're becoming and the universe lifts everything to conform. Don't bail on your big dreams moves. HESITATIONS CAUSE ACCIDENTS TUCK YOUR EARS IN A GO. 🚀
Screenshot from a blog post. I did not write the contents in the photo post. Link for full post in comment section.
A recent event got me thinking; do we need more awareness on the issue of mothers and their need to share horror stories with pregnant women?
I can't even count how MANY times I've received unsolicited horror birth/parenting stories since being pregnant. Two days ago, when I was having dinner at a restaurant with my hubby, the waitress shared her c-section story in graphic detail after she saw my belly move from the baby kicking. My husband was also subjected to the horror graphic birth story that was thrown at us without warning.
What the fuck is wrong with people?! Instead of sharing inspiring/uplifting stories with a pregnant woman, so MANY mothers have the need to share their horror stories, then they'll say "Good luck with your birth." WTF?! I now feel a strong need to avoid women who have given birth because many of them seem inconsiderate towards a pregnant woman's well-being.
Every woman OR man who knows how to use their brain, can imagine and know that giving birth is painful and parenting is hard. A baby is either coming out of your vagina through a natural birth or being pulled out of your surgically cut stomach through a c-section. Both are going to hurt. Caring for a young child who is still dependant on a caregiver 24/7 is going to cause sleep deprivation, it's not rocket science.
Mothers can share their stories with other mothers who've already given birth or talk to a therapist/support group or ANY NON-PREGNANT PERSON if their traumatic birth still requires mental/emotional healing.
But seriously, mothers could really refrain from constantly sharing their dramatic stories with pregnant women, which is NOT HELPFUL and only serves the storyteller's ego/self-therapy and frustrates the women trying to have a peaceful pregnancy journey. ― Quan N. M