As the words left your lips, I felt my stomach drop and tears welled up in my eyes. “You’re acting like a bitch,” is what you yelled through the phone. And although I had been used to your temper, this was different. Something had changed in you. You had become increasingly verbally abusive, especially when … Continue reading Finally Free: An Open Letter to my Abuser
As a parent it's very easy to imagine the type of life we want for our children See how they could change the world Accomplish what we couldn't, or didn't But life is uncontrollable Life is messy And regardless of any achievements or mistakes life happens exactly as it's supposed to People have the parents … Continue reading Retrospective: A Prose Piece
Sitting here in the dark, I can overhear my young children playing. My older son is pretending to be Batman and my younger son is pretending to be Leonardo (the ninja turtle). Their imagination and creativity is something I admire. My sons are intelligent, compassionate, and the most friendly little humans I've ever met. But … Continue reading 5 Encouraging Thoughts for the Depressed Mom
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What if we loved each other like every day was our last? Would we say that sweet thing we were thinking? Would we buy that flower or chocolate bar? Would we seize every moment to say "I am so in love with you" or "I thank God you're mine" ? Would we stop and stare … Continue reading What If ?
Depression is a vile monster. One day you can feel like you are finally starting to gain some control over your own mind, and the next it will bring you to your knees. It's common to find articles and blog posts that describe different ways to overcome depression, but what often gets brushed over, is … Continue reading 7 Tips for When the One You Love has Depression
2016 was undoubtedly the year I was lost. Mentally, Physically, Spiritually, Financially and any other "-ly" you can think of. I can say with certainty, it was the worst year of my life. I'll explain momentarily, but first, I would like to welcome you to my new blog! If you're reading this, you're among my … Continue reading But Now, I’m Found