Tag Archives: My 500 Words

Remembering Why I Write (My500)

Day 10 of the 500 Word Challenge. Write about writing. I cannot believe that I have been at this for 10 days already. Writing in a journal for 10 days straight is one thing but completing a writing challenge with … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Fear with Confidence (My500)

Day 9 of the 500 Word Challenge. Teach something. Today was my first day returning to learn how to swim. With determination and little nervousness, I walked into the women’s locker room to change into my swim clothes. I walked … Continue reading

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8 Funny Memories from Growing Up in Church (My500)

Day 8 of the 500 Word Challenge. Make a list. Growing up in church I can tell you that there are somethings from my days as a child that you may not see at many churches today. Big hats – … Continue reading

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Live, Learn and Love Yourself (My500)

Day 7 of the 500 Word Challenge. Today’s prompt is obviously a letter to my younger self. Here goes 🙂 Dear Michelle, You are going to have some awesome opportunities that scare the heck out of you. Don’t fear them. … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back After Failure (My500)

Day 6 of the 500 Word challenge. Tell someone else’s story. From the outside looking in, Peter is a quiet smart college student from the suburbs. He doesn’t seem to let much bother him except when someone tries to make … Continue reading

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Discovering Indepedence (My500)

Day 5 of the 500 Word Challenge. Today, I am supposed to share a memorable moment. Although it has been a source of tension in my marriage, it still stands out as being one of the most significant trips of … Continue reading

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Have You Finished What You Started? (My500)

Last year an admin from one of the many groups that I am a part of asked a question that I soon regretted and savored answering. The question was, “If you hadn’t given up on IT, (whatever it is), where … Continue reading

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Prioritizing the Important Things (My500)

Day 3 of the 500 Word Challenge. Today’s Challenge was to get up early to write. I guess this is as early as it gets for me since my priority is to hit the elliptical, first. Much like my commitment … Continue reading

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Don’t Take Life for Granted (My500)

The 500 Word Challenge is me finding a way to number my days through words and choosing to share my process with someone else unfiltered, unedited and uncovered. Continue reading

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