I'm 30, which is an age that comes with a lot of "supposed to be". You're supposed to be married, supposed to be starting a family, supposed to be at a high point in your care, supposed to be financially stable, blah, blah, blah. I am where I am, which is better than where … Continue reading Thoughtful 30
I've got a pretty good life, I must say. There are things I'd like to change, but none of my goals seems impossible. I have a husband I adore, great friends, and I'm starting to finally meet people in Houston. Nevertheless, I'm feeling reflective. I'm 28, so my biological is starting to tick. I want … Continue reading It’s a cliche because it’s true
Yeah...so today I realized that in about two months I'll be 27 years old. Where did the time go??? The last time I was really aware of my age and could rattle it off without thinking was around 22 or so. After that, I kinda lost track. But now I am for real almost … Continue reading Adulting.
It's been a rough year for me. I graduated from law school last May and still haven't found a full time job. Obviously, a forced relocation that uprooted me from my network and delayed my taking the bar exam for an additional six months didn't help. Still, who knew it would be so hard for … Continue reading Millenial Blues
On Saturday I graduated from law school. And as excited and thankful as I was, something cast a pall over the celebration because my dad wasn't there for me. Yes, he and my stepmother came to the celebration. But they refused to sit on the same row as everyone else because my mother's boyfriend (henceforth … Continue reading Daddy Issues
You know, when I turned 25 last week, the day didn't really feel that significant. But nonetheless, something shifted in my mind. At 25, I will have completed two degrees and enter the workforce. In short- I can now say, without any qualifications, that I am a grown woman. It feels good. *cues Tony, Toni, Tone* … Continue reading I’m Every Woman