Moving Past My Anxiety & Depression: I’m a Brave Woman

A little over a year ago I made a list of things I would do if I were brave. It was ten items long. The list included: cliff jumping, canyoneering, cliff jumping, riding a motorcycle, and backpacking. You can see the actual picture of my list to my left. Depression makes me not to want... Continue Reading →

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When You Break

Frankly, I’m tired. I’m tired of feeling like I’m not good enough. I’m tired of always worrying. I’m tired of never trusting anything but the negative. I’m tired of comparing myself to others and always coming out short. I’m tired of living in the past. I’m tired of holding on. I’m tired of feeling like... Continue Reading →

Don’t Tell Me What to Do

Everyone deals with struggles different ways, and that’s okay. Oh, my- how sometimes I forget that. When I struggle, I’m vocal. I’m not great at hiding away all my flaws. I’m not good at having people believe I’m okay. Sometimes I smile as a defense mechanism, but not all the time. So, when I feel... Continue Reading →

I Breathed to Live

Last week, I was sick, and I acted like an asshole. You know when you’re sick, and you are just completely out of it? That thinking clearly is just way out of the picture. So add that to having anxiety and depression and already having a bad week. Never a good mix. I wrote a... Continue Reading →

Birthday Anxiety

My birthday is coming up in the next few weeks. It’s always a weird time. I never feel special enough to do anything for my birthday or try to get anyone to do anything for my birthday. Last year, up in Vermont, was the first time since high school that I did something semi-big for... Continue Reading →

Thoughts, Thoughts – Go Away

Here’s the thing, I sometimes get lost in everything. Becoming overwhelmed with everything happening. It makes me feel like I am alone, when I’m in fact I’m surrounded by loved ones. At times, it’s hard to understand why my mind so easily jumps to the worst possible conclusion in most situations. How much self-loathing can... Continue Reading →

I Promise You I Am Well

From my posts, most people may think I’m not doing well when in fact, that is not the case. It’s just sometimes I get these moments or days when everything feels like it is falling apart. But I’m happy and doing better. I still struggle at times, but that doesn’t change anything. It doesn’t change... Continue Reading →

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