Twenty-five years of being lost, going down the wrong road, laughing it off, faking a smile, and then writing about it.

I was born and raised in Connecticut and recently graduated from Cal. State, Fullerton . . . what happened in between all of that, will bleed through my entries.

What will happen after?  Well . . .

. . . I’ll let you know.

I’m not sure where I’m going, but if you’d like to tag along, I know some good jokes . . . kinda.

~ Jess Aronin



twenty-eight

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

twenty-eight

Her story is not over yet, nor has it really begun.
She has no pen in hand, a pencil is all she has ever known.
Carving lines and then trying to erase.
But just like during math class, it doesn’t all always go away.

Because she can only erase so many times until the page just rips.
She can’t start from scratch, she’s got the world at her finger tips.
For her hands are too heavy and her eyes are too full.
She’s seen far too much, she’s twenty-two years OLD.

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Gray is Okay

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Gray is Okay

Say “it’s nice to see you” and I’d say “it’d be nice to see…”
To see from someone else’s eyes, to see not so harshly.
To stop seeing just black and white,
why discriminate?
This ain’t the 30’s.

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Cliché

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Cliché

Love.

Hmm..

Was it “too soon” to say “I love you”?
And if it was “too soon”, who cares?
By whose standards was it too soon?

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Too little (never) too late

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Too little (never) too late

Little girls grow up to not like the brand of cheese you’ve been getting since they were little, to wear a shirt that you would never allow them to buy, to eat ice cream for dinner and pizza for breakfast and to not say thank you to every God damn person that holds the door open for them on Monday morning.

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Have your cake & ENJOY EATING IT too

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Have your cake & ENJOY EATING IT too

Having an eating disorder is like having a personal assistant that you didn’t hire or want.
This personal assistant convinces you that she wants what is best for you and not to worry about a thing, for she will take care of it all.
You don’t even have to think, for she will make decisions for you

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Afraid of the dark

Posted by on Feb 6, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Afraid of the dark

Mom: So if everyone jumped off a bridge, you would too?

As annoying as it is to hear mom say that, could there maybe be some logic behind it?

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Sincerely, social anxiety

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Sincerely, social anxiety

Why must joy have consequences?
Why must companionship involve loneliness?
Why must blood be drawn to see the big picture?
Why must tears be shed to see things clearer?

Why must I hear the bad voices in order to appreciate the good?

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Straight to hell

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Straight to hell

I don’t have to be like everyone else in order to be happy.
I don’t have to be like her.
I just have to be like me
and be the best and truest me I can be.

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Peace be with you

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Blog, Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Peace be with you

I don’t see why I have to be twelve feet under in order to rest in peace.

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Come on Barbie, let’s go Barbie

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Confidently Insecure | 0 comments

Come on Barbie, let’s go Barbie

What if we just stayed behind our glass cases,
like porcelain dolls…
what would ever come of us?

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