Coping With the Holidays

Whether you’re dealing with going home for the holidays, memories of lost loved ones, or depressive symptoms due to the season, this time of year can be rough for some of us. This is the first time, since 2017, that I’m single for the holidays. I won’t sit here and tell you I’m not struggling […]

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Surviving 2019

It’s the end of 2019 and with the new year quickly approaching I’ve been spending time reflecting. I’ve been thinking about all of my accomplishments from this year. There’s one that stands out more than all the others; I survived. Since 2012 I’ve had at least one suicide attempt each year. 2019 was the first […]

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2016 – Reflection + Growth

With 2016 coming to an end I have spent the last few days going through some of my old journals, allowing myself to reflect..not just on this year but on the years that have passed. This year was full of lessons. Lessons + blessings. God closed so many doors, forcing me to end chapters that […]

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2015- A Look Back

I cannot believe that this year is coming to an end… 2015 was not the best year for me… but it wasn’t all bad. The first thing I think of when I look back is my Grandma. She passed away in January and from then on out it seemed as though everything was just going […]

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