10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 9

Day Nine: Two images that describe your life right now: *This was trickier for me. I’m not an overly visual person – I don’t think in pictures as much as words and concepts. And as always, the standard disclaimer applies: These are accurate for today, and would likely be very different in a month or Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 8

Day Eight: Three turn-ons: *The only hard part about today’s post is sticking to just three!* 1. Intelligence and a quick wit. I touched on this already, but if a man can keep up with me intellectually and sustain a deep conversation, he’s halfway to my heart already. Bonus points if he likes puns and Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 7

Day Seven: Four turn offs: *I’m beginning to think this challenge is deliberately negative – four turn offs today and only three turn-ons tomorrow? Pfft.* 1. Smoking. My dad smoked four and a half packs of cigarettes a day when I was growing up. My clothes and hair smelled like smoke, I got sore throats Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 6

Day Six: Five people who mean a lot to you (in no order whatsoever): *This one seems patently unfair. To limit people who mean a lot to a paltry list of five? Bah. This list is in no way inclusive of the people who mean a lot to me, neither is it definitive nor representative Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 5

Day Five: Six things you wish you’d never done. **Whew, this one’s extra difficult. I try very hard to live without true regret and to learn from everything – good and bad. Also – and this is absolutely true – I was a goody-goody. I had zero alcohol or drugs or sex in high school. Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 3

Day Three: Eight ways to win your heart: **This was difficult. I’m not sure anymore that my entire heart can be won by any one person. But these are things that make me take notice and invest my emotional energy.** 1. Pay attention. Notice ME, not who you think/hope/want/expect me to be. Notice what makes Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 2

Day Two: Nine things about yourself. **Disclaimer: This was incredibly difficult to write. I’m not overly comfortable tooting my own horn, but I didn’t want this list to be superficial. It’s long. Skip it if it bores you. But this is a pretty decent summary of who I am in 2014.** 1. I’m one of Read More…

10 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 1

Day One: Ten things you want to say to ten different people right now without names. 1. I’m proud of you. I’m proud of the young woman you’re becoming. I’m proud of you for living a normal life despite continued health issues. I’m proud of you for learning to stand on your own two feet and Read More…