Can’t Quite Explain It… A Broke Girl’s Ramblings (Part 1 of 3)

I try to limit many things I would blog about, because many of the things I would have to say, and my comments on many matters are personal, private or could come across as negative, angry or depressing, or at worst flat out boring and tedious, and that is not the person I try to be socially, the type of things I want to be known for, nor is it the type of person I want to be known as.  Continue reading “Can’t Quite Explain It… A Broke Girl’s Ramblings (Part 1 of 3)”

Middle of the Night Poetry – The 4:30am ramblings of an insomniac

IMG_4451One time explanation:

I’ve suffered insomnia as far back as I can remember.  As a kid being scared of the dark I’d lie terrified all night.  As a teenager being awake all night was my alone time.  Once I was of legal age, it was party fun time.  In my 20’s it was productive time.  Now in my 30’s it sucks the life right out of me, and plays tricks with my mind.

I’ve learned ways to keep it regularly at bay, yet certain triggers flare it up.  This past week’s extreme weather changes did just that.  I can fumble somewhat capably and coherently through my days, but at nights when I am able to lie back and give up trying to be functional for a few short hours my tired brain through sleep deprivation induced delirium – kind of a half asleep dream like state – occasionally comes up with things I on a normal day would not. Continue reading “Middle of the Night Poetry – The 4:30am ramblings of an insomniac”

Introducing The Broke Girl

FullSizeRender_23Creating an online persona is a funny thing.  How do you come up with a name that sums up who you are and what you have to offer in a few simple key words that hasn’t already been used, that’s memorable and relatable?  After a couple of days of struggling with this very thing and scratching every idea that seemed (ugh) poignant, relevant or witty I called a friend for some support, and went back to the beginning.

I had to think about who I am. So who am I? I’m the ‘broke girl’. Continue reading “Introducing The Broke Girl”

The Positivity Project and The Broke Girl – Getting to know me better

“Bling yourself.” “Perform a random act of kindness.” “Compliment a stranger.” “Treat yo’self – The 10$ challenge.” What does this all mean and what does any of it have to do with this blog? Continue reading “The Positivity Project and The Broke Girl – Getting to know me better”