Adulting (4)

Warning: Contains content not suitable for all ages or readers. When baby boy was 5 months old, we made the decision to drive cross country to live with my middle sister in Arizona. She had made the trip a few months earlier, had grabbed a two bedroom apartment already, and said we could come out…

Unfocused (3)

Warning: Contains content not suitable for all ages or readers. The new life in college was not what I was expecting. I wasn’t a fan of my roommate, and I had chosen the “boring” upperclassman dorm, without realizing it. It seems I made every possible wrong decision after that, too. I went in doing my…

Lessons (2)

Warning: Contains content not suitable for all ages or readers. After my middle sister and I left my mom’s, it wasn’t to live with my grandmother as I initially thought. Instead it was to live with my Aunt…and I don’t think we were with her for 3 months before she was mad enough to say…

Rough (1)

Warning: Contains content not suitable for all ages or readers. I was born in 1981, to a Mexican father and an Italian mother, in Hollister, CA. They met in Utah while on some sort of Job Corps assignment, before moving into a small trailer in California when I was born. My earliest memory though, is…