I actually don't know what I weigh on the scale. I focus on how I weight my priorities in this one short life.
What I weigh is so much more than a number, it is all the beautiful people, things, and challenges that make me a whole and worthy person.
Submissions from the Lane 9 Project community, in response to our December writing prompt "My Self Care Resolution". By Calesse Smith This year has been a year of saying Yes to some things, and No to others. Sometimes, it seems easier to say yes to everyone and everything because to say no would be letting … Continue reading Community Essays: My Self Care Resolution
Our December writing prompt is “My self-care resolution…” Around this time last year, I shared some of my thoughts on New Year’s Resolutions and the ways in which I believe we can make them work for us and add positive value to our lives. Although so much messaging around resolutions is focused on weight-loss and … Continue reading My Self-Care Resolution
Submissions from the Lane 9 Project community, in response to our November writing prompt "I wish you knew". Anonymous I wish you knew the pain you caused me. I wish you knew you were not listening to me. I wish you could hear the words I said, and the ones I screamed inside my head, … Continue reading Community Essays: I wish you knew…