Monthly Archives: January 2016

Guardian of My Past 

To deal with painful memories that are from a result of past trauma in my life, I’ve created a special room in my mind to contain all of them. I imagine this room to be a library of sorts and … Continue reading

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Time To Move 

   I don’t need permission any longer to be me. I’m 43 years old and spent my entire life seeking approval from others for my worthiness. I’m done with letting others control the path I’m destined to take. Only I … Continue reading

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TRAUMA – From Mental Illness 

   Trauma. It can happen in many ways in any stage of our life. Most times we don’t even acknowledge or have an awareness that we’ve been exposed to trauma. Yet, we suffer from the effects of it for many … Continue reading

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EXHAUSTED

   I am literally exhausted to my core. The struggle to be stronger than how I truly feel is taking it’s toll on me each day. I’m waking up every morning with that terrible sense of dread of what I’m … Continue reading

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A Messy Me 

   I feel like a mess. One big sloppy pile of a shit show most days, barely held together. I honestly question sometimes my ability to continue functioning with all that is thrust upon my plate. I try to practice … Continue reading

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NO MORE 

   Loving an addict is complicated and exhausting. Loving an addict while you’re trying to cope with your own demons is almost unbearable.  My son is addicted to drugs and has been since he was 12 years old. He’s twenty … Continue reading

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MY WONDERLAND 

   Sometimes, you just need to create your own wonderland. From now on, that’s MY focus. I’ve fallen through the rabbit hole and here I shall stay and make it my new home. A place that’s fashioned the way I … Continue reading

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