Cheers to the New Year

It's been a little over a month. I've been a little quiet. We've had some big changes. Tom landed a job back home. Our family is knitted back together in close proximity again. It's been an adjustment and it hasn't been as awkward or uncomfortable as I was anticipating. Not that it's uncomfortable to live …

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Cold as F@#$

It's that time of year where EVERYONE is thinking and/or saying 'Why, oh why do I live here'. It's cold as fuck. Windy and cold. However, with all the windchill, stupid cold winter weather and way too early snow fizzles, the people here are always warm. Warm in personality and character. We carved our first …

As I Sit

Currently, at this moment, I hear loud music from twenty one pilots flooding from the living room into the bathroom as I occupy the porcelain throne. The throne that once used to represent privacy, solitude, satisfied 'duties', an escape to read and a place to sit in peace. Now I hear the constant clinking of …

New Goal

Hey, world. My name is Carly, and I'm a shopoholic. Not in the sense that it consumes me and that I've created a heavy weight of debt due to unnecessary purchases. But I love shopping. I love it so much I just wish I could have all the things. I'm not sure why this compulsion …

Heavy Eyes

Even with a decent nights sleep my eyes are just heavy. My eyes feel like warm marbles with weighted blankets over them. It's been a while since I've written. Not that I haven't tried, I have. Every other time I just kept getting beckoned and pulled in other directions. The last few days have been …

Patience

My new favorite safe space is in my mom van with the radio on. Even if Elsie is in the back crying, it's away from all my other distractions. I can zone out and just listen to the music. No laundry staring at me in the face, no dirty dishes waiting to get cleaned, no …