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Author Archives: Ashley
I have a very buzzy brain. I tend to go off in tangents, and think in a lot of directions, and lose my place easily, and get distracted between several interesting tasks*, and find myself frazzled. I get anxious in addition to this, and these two tendencies are terrible bedmates. Left to my own devices, I […]
I have been struggling to write about the 70 pounds I gained during pregnancy. And a little bit about the 10 pounds I gained in school before that. I tried not writing about it, and maybe writing about literally anything else, but it sits there like a stone at the front of my mind. I […]
The year is coming to a close, and I — like everyone you know — am taking the time to review it. Obviously, this is my favorite thing that happened: I did a lot, though. My husband and I moved in together and got married all in the same month. I changed positions at work, […]
I’ve been quietly stepping back from the Internet, mostly on accident. I got extremely busy over the summer and didn’t have much time. When I started to have slightly more down time, I began to notice how increased time online was both hurting me and making me angry. Over the last 24 hours, I’ve been distracting […]