I Am Scared

God, how to even start this one… I’ll do my best, but this one might be a bit jumbled, which is kind of perfect since that is how I feel right now: jumbled, scrambled, in tatters, in pieces. Why? Because tomorrow is the day I move back up to Bloomington. Tomorrow is the day I…

I’m 21… Finally!

This is gonna be a short post. When I was younger, I was introduced to the song Twenty-One by Corey Smith. I used to sit outside staring at the stars while listening to it, thinking over the lyrics of a man who spent his whole life wanting to be twenty-one. First, he wanted to be…

Vacation In A Wheelchair

Late on a Saturday night, I arrived home from my first vacation where I was unable to walk from place to place. Yes, as you already know, I was in a wheelchair for almost the entirety of the trip. I say almost, but I’ll get to that later. The idea behind the vacation started when…

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

Originally posted on El Sage Blog:
Let me list a few small life events that occurred since the last time I blogged. 1. I got engaged! Yay! 2. I graduated college (the next weekend)! 3. I got an *adult* job! No pictures for this one…unless you’re interested in seeing my LinkedIn profile photo. All of…

Guess What…

I’m in a wheelchair. Yep, that’s right. I went from two feet to four wheels. It’s hard for me to say I’m okay with this transition or ready for it (My arms are incredibly out of shape which I’ll definitely have to work on before heading back to IU). Anyone who has read my previous…

My Writing Idea

I have this crazy idea of being a writer. Impossible though it seems, I’ve never been able to let go of this idea. It started in the sixth grade. No, I take that back. It started in the third or fourth grade with Harry Potter. Those books inspired me and brought something inside of me…

Who I Was and Who I Will Be

I don’t even know how to begin writing this wistful nothing of thought, but I guess I’ll start with this. I was never meant to be locked indoors. My makeup is to be outside with nature – to be part of it. I was born with energy pulsing through my body, an energy that is…

5 Smart Reasons to Get Outside Writing Help

Originally posted on Neil Sagebiel:
Reading “5 Situations That Demand You Hire a Professional Copywriter” at copyblogger brought back memories. When I started my freelance writing business many years ago, I published a small pamphlet. The title was something like “7 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Freelance Copywriter.” The list of reasons wasn’t a…