#BeReal – ASHLEI HAWLEY

Please welcome my #BeReal guest today, Ashlei Hawley. Hi and welcome all. 🙂 I am honored to do a guest posting here at HastyWord’s blog on her awesome #BeReal series. I’m all excited so let’s dive right into it. For me, to #BeReal is to be an advocate, a creator, a seeker, and a scholar.…

#BeReal – SIMON OVERY

Please welcome my #BeReal guest today, Simon Overy   So then, let me begin  by thanking Hasty for giving me this opportunity to entertain (he said hopefully) her many readers and in doing so offer a big thank you to you readers out there in the blogosphere for taking time out to, you know, read…

I NEED… REST

Written by: Sarah Fader Author of Old School/New School Mom Inside my body I ache The door is open I stand outside of it The cool draft comes fast faster I feel it I don’t know how to make it stop make it stop I can’t make it stop the wind is so cold it…

THE CYCLE

  THE CYCLE written by Mandi Castle Blogger at: Mandi Castle It starts again. The cycle. The never ending punch in the gut, jolt to the heart, baffling cycle. The first stage: Denial “Have you talked to mom?” The question I hate to hear when one of my four brothers calls. “Yes.” I close my…

#BeReal—MARY ROWEN

My #BeReal guest today is Mary Rowen. I pass people everyday and wonder what they are like.  This series is taking an image of a person and then we tell you their story.  Not a made up fictional story about how that person would like to be seen but their deep truths.  People are revealing what they believe makes…

#BeReal – J.C. HANNIGAN

My #BeReal guest today is J.C. Hannigan. I met her along with several other wonderful people when I joined Stigma Fighters.  She first wrote THIS blog post for me back in June and she is back today with her #BeReal perspective. She was born with a chronic pain bone disorder called Multiple Hereditary Exostoses and I…

#BeReal – RACHEL THOMPSON

My #BeReal guest today is Rachel Thompson. She is powerful.  She is passionate.  She is a survivor.  She is empowering. I read her book, Broken Pieces, in one sitting this week.  I couldn’t put it down.  It is a book full of emotions that hurt, and yet there is power behind each word imparting strength. …