The Beauty, Truth & Ugly Behind My First Year on Medium & Comparison to My First Year of Blogging on WordPress

MY WRITING JOURNEY UPDATE ON MEDIUM! As of November 1, 2021, I completed my FIRST YEAR OF WRITING on the platform known as Medium. This story is about my personal experience based on… Continue reading

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The “Click” Moment of Cold Open Water Swimming: The click is shocking — but I’m hooked. Facing my fear of drowning & how I became a superhero with goggles

This is a story that may inspire you to try wild water swimming or understand why the hell people get addicted to this crazy, bone-chilling fitness activity. It’s written by someone ordinary (me)… Continue reading

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Six Word Photo Story Challenge: Introducing the Publication!

Over the summer, I started a Six Word Photo Story Summer Challenge on Medium and invited writers to “tell a story in six words inspired by a photo.” Writers participated over July and… Continue reading

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Rockstars, Escorts & My Superpower

This was my entry for the 2021 Medium Writing Challenge for the “work category.” There were four categories for the contest (Death, Space, Re-entry & Work). Judging is still in process and Medium… Continue reading

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The Awesome Marathon Adventure

I checked off one of the things on my summer bucket list!

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The Bookworm vs. The Dance Party

Sometimes you need to follow your instincts.

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The Truth Behind the Bonus

This is a love letter to any writers who struggle with self-doubt. I promise you’ll walk away believing in yourself.

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6 Word Photo Story Summer Challenge: Can you tell a story in 6 words inspired by a photo?

One of my writing challenges for JUNE was to write and publish 16 photo stories in SNAPSHOTS on Medium. In doing so, I was awarded a Top Writer in Photography badge! I’m loving… Continue reading

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She Cartwheeled Into My Life & Made Me A Superstar

Drawing inspiration from childhood memories. Here’s a goodie. Hope you enjoy. This was published in Age of Empathy on Medium. “At Age of Empathy, we are seeking high-quality creative non-fiction and personal essays.… Continue reading

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Empowering Oneself Alone: An Introvert’s Happy Place

I can never write enough about the powerful benefits of alone time. How do you spend your alone time?

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