Author Archives: suzangrey

That stupid phrase

I know they are meant to be encouraging words, but they sound anything but encouraging when they’re uttered. Growing up in my family, I’ve heard the phrase, “Well, if this is the worst thing that ever happens to you…,” many … Continue reading

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The Plot Twist

Have you ever taken a sip of something expecting it to be one thing and it turns out to be something completely different? Well that just happened to me metaphorically and it caught me off guard…like really off guard!! I’m … Continue reading

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Well, that’s a first!

Today I had a first date with someone and experienced something I’d never had happen before. I think it’s a good sign, but I’m curious if I’m just reading too much into it, so I’d love to get my readers’ … Continue reading

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The second first time

We were laying down on his bed, our arms wrapped around each other. I was still a bit nervous given I’d been down this road with him before. I knew this time was different, but I was still a bit … Continue reading

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How did it come to this?

I took a big chance leaving my previous life behind to move to a new town without a job lined up in hopes of something different. I started this year in the best shape I’ve been probably my entire life. … Continue reading

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So many feels

Combine moving into a new place plus the imminent time of the month arrival and you have a recipe for a one-woman emotional roller coaster! I’m bouncing between being so glad to have a place of my own and being … Continue reading

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Anxiously Awaiting

Writing has always been my way of dealing with stress. Well…that and eating. Today is a significant day for me, however, as I am finally getting the keys to my apartment. I have been staying with family since I moved … Continue reading

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This is a good thing

My dearest companion, We’ve been spending quite a bit of time together, and I have to admit that I am looking forward to a bit of a break. It’s not that I don’t like you. I really do, even more … Continue reading

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Reversing My Addiction

Several years ago, I dated a very nice guy over the summer. He was a friend of a friend and only one of two people I’ve met organically in quite some time. What was unique about this relationship was that … Continue reading

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IF I must

I’ve struggled with weight my entire life. I can remember as early as my teens was the first time I joined Weight Watchers. I’ve tried Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, and even SlimFast back in the day. Last year I started a … Continue reading

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