Life Without Mom

It's been about 2.5 years since my mom passed away unexpectedly. Needless to say, life has been so much different. What I kinda expected, but also didn't, was that this empty feeling still remains. Growing up, you look to your parents for the answers. No one knows you better than your parents. Well, considering my… Continue reading Life Without Mom

Be the Phoenix

It's hard sometimes to swallow words when someone praises a person who hurt you so much. Of course, that someone doesn't know the back story so it's not on them.   This person took away my self-confidence and safe space. Since that person did what they did to me, I'm always looking over my shoulder,… Continue reading Be the Phoenix

This is Anxiety

Before proceeding further...there is triggering content in this blog post. I feel like it's time to show you all a photo that sums up my anxiety. This was not an easy decision, as I'm being remarkably vulnerable. But so often I hear stories of people who suffer from anxiety and get told it's not a… Continue reading This is Anxiety

The Mentality of Being Sick

In March of 2014, I had noticed something about my body that was acting weird. For the purposes of keeping this rather toned down as to what my condition is, I've named this ailment, "Gladys." I went to the doctor since not only did I not get my normal cycle for four months, and I… Continue reading The Mentality of Being Sick