Sp00ky Season

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not really big into Halloween. I’m here for the candy and that’s about it. Growing up in a very traditional Southern Baptist home, our version of celebrating Halloween was going up to the church “fall festival” where you had to dress up as a Bible character or “something […]

The Five Inch Fairway

When the pollen starts to litter a light yellow coat across everything you own, when your local grocer starts moving the Cadbury eggs to the front of the store, and when white pants are no longer a fashion faux pas – it can only mean one thing. It’s Masters season. The general public calls this […]

Crying Over Spilled Milk

I haven’t had chocolate in a month. I had to go to the hospital in early December for a procedure on my stomach, my dog had emergency surgery, it snowed, and then I got the flu. A lot has happened in a month but the worst of it has been the fact that I haven’t had any chocolate.

Me too.

I almost didn’t write this. Because the stories I’ve read have been so different from mine; I didn’t want anyone to think that I was trying to paint myself into a narrative where I didn’t really belong. I didn’t want anyone to roll their eyes and think I was trying to “stay relevant” or keep […]

When Winning Is Losing

Do not throw up.
Do not throw up.
Do not throw up.

I repeated this phrase over and over to myself for 45 minutes straight as I stared at myself in the mirror. This time, it wasn’t because I had eaten an entire pizza and I was trying to keep myself from purging.

No, this time it was because I was in the middle of the hardest workout I had ever done in my entire life. I honestly felt like I was going to barf at any minute, but I also felt alive.