It's not even noticeable at first. It's something that goes unrecognized. Something that a woman could just contribute to hormones, something a person can think is situational. Until it isn't. For me, I was in counseling and working on building myself up for years. I grew into a person who became happy. It started with … Continue reading Depression Build-up
What if I wake up blind?Will I end up in a wheelchair?Am I going to be paralyzed?What if no one will love me?What if no one will take care of me?What if people don't want to deal with me?What if I become a burden?What if I pass this on to my children?What if, what if, … Continue reading (part one) being diagnosed with #multiple sclerosis
“When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.”― Jaeda Dewalt Painful experiences and emotional trauma are at the core of making us human. But what happens when those painful experiences or emotional trauma seem like they are too much, or more excessive than … Continue reading trauma and emotional pain can build your #resiliency
How do you know if you have a long distance friendship, or if your friendship is dwindling away? Long distance anythings are difficult, especially when it comes to friendships. I know some people would beg to differ and say romantic relationships are harder, but hear me out. With romantic relationships, they are extremely difficult, but … Continue reading long distance #friends?
Finding a counselor is one of the hardest things in my opinion, it's almost like finding your other half. Someone you can openly talk to without feeling any judgement, someone who understands you communication style and can reciprocate it, and someone who you just simply vibe with. You will never get the full benefits of … Continue reading the secret life of a #counselor
We all know realistically that the relationships you see in movies are far from the truth. We all know that those romantic fairytales may happen, but they happen far and few in between. Yet we still want that from our partners. We want that romance, that fire, that passion, that excitement. But what happens when … Continue reading the unrealistic expectations of a #soulmate
So...who am I? My entire personality was around alcohol. My life was consumed around alcohol. Every activity I did or place I went was about alcohol. When I removed the alcohol, what was I left with? I had to find it. I had to find who I was. What other option was there? I began … Continue reading the process of getting sober, part 3.
Put a smile on and pretend to be okay even when it feels like your world it falling apart. Tell everyone you're fine when they ask how you're doing and stick with that story. Receive constructive criticism with a smile even when it feels like you're being attacked. Respond "no worries!" to a text that … Continue reading the girl with the hidden #insecurities
I'm living my best life!! And I'm killing it!! Oh yes....here it comes, right on time. The spiral of realization. Damn, I'm kinda lonely in this city. This sucks, I guess I should go get some wine and just hang out by myself and listen to music, draw, paint, have a good time. There's no … Continue reading the process of realizing a drinking problem, part 3.
Remember when we were teenagers and our parents/caregivers would tell us "no", and we would throw a fit or sneak off and do it anyways? Remember when we would get upset with our parents for not having the right food in the house? (wtf was wrong with us) Remember when we would go to sleep … Continue reading stages of #adulting.