What is your self-worth?

Ultimately, I believe our self-worth is immeasurable. Yet, I also believe that each of us has a set of measuring sticks against which we see our own value; whether we are aware of it or not. Easy to choose examples are based on what we do, what we have or how we look. Well, whatContinue reading “What is your self-worth?”

All in a name

For most of my life I have hated my name. In college I tried to get friends to call me Cara. Tiffany never seemed to fit, so many called me Jennifer. Most expected a ditzy, bimbo cheerleader. Seems I like inversions: Honor student, few boyfriends and all black with combat boots. Perhaps, maybe, a Nirvana cheerleader?Continue reading “All in a name”

Value Unknown x Four

Putting the Damage On 2014.02.13 I told him I didn’t like cut flowers for the pain they must have felt. No, don’t buy me a diamond ring. No, I won’t wear white at our wedding. My worth the inverse of repleted; something he further depleted. At some point I died, no longer being seen. Related poem:Continue reading “Value Unknown x Four”

The Weighting Game

So sad to see this beautiful woman, looking at her weight/her worth and being aghast…. The game where when weight you gain, you only lose your worth. The game where when weight you lose, you gain, maybe. Self-love, self-respect, self-acceptance can still be elusive, in skinny┬ájeans. The game where your worth is inversely proportional toContinue reading “The Weighting Game”

Reblog: For The Women Who Are Over The Top.

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/01/for-the-women-who-are-over-the-top/ This is for the women who go to bed each evening feeling like they are just too damn much for a world that likes its women small and manageable. The biggest mistake that you can ever make is trying to make yourself seem less amazing than you truly are. I understand that when youContinue reading “Reblog: For The Women Who Are Over The Top.”

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