From Boston Strong to Vegas Strong

*this piece originally appeared on Thought Catalog  (https://thoughtcatalog.com/katie-logue/2017/10/from-boston-strong-to-vegas-strong/)* I am a Bostonian. Born and raised, I proudly bleed Boston through and through. I live and die by the Sox, Pats, Celtics, and Bruins. February 2002 was a defining moment in my life, as was October 2004. Before these historical days in our city’s history, I … Continue reading From Boston Strong to Vegas Strong

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SEVEN DAYS, SEVEN PHOTOS CHALLENGE, DAY 1 , 10/16/17

“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” https://thelongview2016.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/seven-days-seven-photos-challenge-day-6/ I'm excited to have been nominated by https://thelongview2016.wordpress.com/author/thelongview2016/. I nominate https://hotmessmommaofits.wordpress.com/.  

My Story: How I Had Gastric Bypass Surgery to Fix Non-Existing Ailments and Ended Up Chronically Ill

In 2010 I made the difficult decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery. At only 26 years old, I was morbidly obese and on the fast track to diabetes and early onset heart disease. I had a two-year-old little boy whom I so desperately wanted to be present for and active with. My husband and I … Continue reading My Story: How I Had Gastric Bypass Surgery to Fix Non-Existing Ailments and Ended Up Chronically Ill

Love OverAll

“United We Stand” “Love Wins” “I ❤️ NY” “Boston Strong” “We Were There For You During The Good Times.” “Thank You For Being There For Us Now.” “Vegas Strong” “Pray for Paris” “Pray For Brussels” “Succumb to Hate…” “Never.”

Sheer Determination

Pingback: Terrified, I tentatively face the unknown, realizing there is no more me Forevermore my thoughts and actions will concern the well-being of we, Weakness, hesitation, nor fear can stop me. You will always know the fight I fought for you, The unconditional love I have for you is found but far and few. To … Continue reading Sheer Determination

Write Here Write Now

Pingback: Write here write now I sit grateful to finally have broken through a terribly frustrating bought of writer's block that lasted far too long. Write here write now I am up far too late, but terrified that if I give in to my heavy and sleep-filled eyes my inspiration will escape me once again, … Continue reading Write Here Write Now

On Being a Normal Mom and Why I’m Okay With Not Being One

Today a friend of mine was published for the first time. She was beyond excited, and her piece was a well-written, insightful, and inspiring one about her struggle to find and define herself and the unique quirks that make her the awesome person she is, while still "fitting in" with all of the other moms … Continue reading On Being a Normal Mom and Why I’m Okay With Not Being One

Beyond the Grainy

Pingbackhttps://dolphinsmakegreatsushi.wordpress.com/2017/08/17/grainy It's all so grainy, the future. Where will we go from here? What will happen to us? There's no clarity in sight. The picture is bleak at best. I can't see through the grainy picture. I can only hope the sun shines brightly beyond the grainy present.