Breathe, Let It Go

Everyone knows the holiday season can be stressful. Budgeting for gifts, talking to family members you don't regularly speak to, plus this whole pandemic thing 2020 threw at us. Emotions are running rampant, and we often lose control of how others affect our already overloaded feelings. Believe me, I know! My mother-in-law stopped by on … Continue reading Breathe, Let It Go

BPD Growing Up Part 4: I Survived

*TRIGGER WARNING* While I will not go into the grim details, domestic violence is the topic of this post. Reader discretion is advised.  .  .  . . . . .   Thirteen years ago, I was in a physically and sexually abusive relationship. It was with a man twelve years older than myself, and it … Continue reading BPD Growing Up Part 4: I Survived

Loving the Impossible; Myself

How can I possibly love myself when I've basically been told I'm not enough my entire life? "You're not strong enough. You're not thin enough. You're not active enough. You're not disciplined enough." Growing up, if I received any kind of award in school, I was congratulated but it was followed by statements that made … Continue reading Loving the Impossible; Myself