The last time I posted a life update was in October of 2021. Since then, I’ve experienced quite a few changes in my life. Things have been moving pretty quickly these days. It’s almost like I blink and it’s a new month. It has made me realize that life stops for no one. These last […]Read More Life Update – Going Through Changes
In my last blog post, I discussed learning to love myself after experiencing domestic violence. Being abused can take a toll on you and leave you feeling drained and unworthy. It can make it challenging to love yourself. In both of my abusive relationships, I lost myself completely. I didn’t love myself during the relationships, […]Read More 9 Ways to Heal After An Abusive Relationship
Since 2017, I’ve found myself engulfed in multiple abusive relationships. I left one relationship in which I’d been experiencing physical and emotional abuse for months, only to enter another relationship that turned abusive during the end. Experiencing domestic violence took a toll on my overall well-being. Physically, my bruises healed, but mentally I was still […]Read More How Experiencing Domestic Violence Taught Me to Love Myself
The first time I engaged in self-harm, I was 11. I was severely bullied at school and lived in a toxic and dysfunctional household. I don’t remember how I learned about self-injurious behavior, I just remember deciding to cut myself. I did it once. Then twice. Then again and again. Every time I felt depressed […]Read More Why Do People Self-Harm?
On Thursday, June 16th, I celebrated my 24th bearthday. I met the day with deep gratitude. My day was filled with smiles, singing, dancing, and good vegan food. I felt an overwhelming sense of contentment. It feels a bit bittersweet to be walking into a new chapter of life. A part of me is terrified […]Read More 6/18/22 – Journal Entry