Life’s 5+ Stages of Sisterhood

This year is a milestone birthday for my little sister. By little I mean she’s turning 21, but she’s still and always will be younger than me. On the morning of her birthday, I woke up to send her a text and make her feel a little bit special. That’s when it dawned on me. Our relationship is not the same today as it was 10 years ago (nor should […]


Rest Easy, Uncle: Your Fight is Over

I woke up that morning to a text message from my sister. She said she had bad news and asked me to contact her when I had a minute. I knew something serious was wrong. The news she gave me was neither surprising nor expected. I knew that my Uncle had an addiction that had quite a grip on the way he lived his life. I also knew he had been struggling […]