My Funny Valentine: Continuing to Love at 31

February. This is the month of Love and most importantly it's my birthday month! Like most birthdays, as the date gets closer I tend to reflect on who I am and who I am becoming. In the love department, I noticed at times there can be a dissonance between what I believe for myself and [...]

Dating with a Disability: When The Competition Is Yourself

Love was also a synonym for tenderness, security, prestige, comfort, success.-Paulo Coelho It is a lot to unpack when faced with the reality of adjusting to the diagnosis of having a vocal disorder. Not just the disorder itself, but the side effects of what insecurities it can bring. Mood swings, self-doubt, vulnerability,  low self-esteem, tears, [...]