Who Am I?

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Who am I?  Am I the could’ve, should’ve moments in my life?  Am I simply a conservative, am Christian, a Noahide, Italian-American?  Am, I a songwriter, a poet, a coach?  Does any of this define my being, my entire life?  In a way they do, all the missed opportunities, etc…, and what I have achieved.  As is the human tendency, I find myself at times focused totally on the what-ifs, on the could’ve should’ve aspects and with the fibromyalgia, etc..seeing my life, finances nowhere near where I want, I have to admit I go through some rough and down times.  Like this poem says I am the songs I sing, the photos taken over the years, videos, my writing, people in my life, holidays with family etc…Do I have regrets?  Do I wish I had begun certain paths sooner etc..? Yes, and there are choices I made that violated God’s teachings and I am sorry for that, and will I ever fully forgive myself for wasting so much time and making foolish choices?  Probably not, but I have to forgive myself enough to move ahead no matter the could’ve and should’ve. 



Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’