Every Step Matters

A few months back I made a committment to go back to school again. I didn’t know then that my emotional state would be upended by widely publicized instances of assault and abuse that, in many ways, left me feeling re-traumatized. It’s been difficult. My mind wanders easily and tears occassionally escape, but I’m trying to keep my shit together overall. Perhaps you are too. As with most things in life, I’m taking it slow. One class at a time, one assignment at a time. Reminding myself daily (sometimes hourly) that every step matters. When I start feeling overwhelmed and

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