The world is currently a dumpster fire. A raging inferno of hate, ignorance, wars, and despair. People are retreating into their quiet corners. Social media is full of hate, depression, rants, and battles. And it's just making everything worse. I get it. It's natural to push back with everything we have. It's natural to vent… Continue reading The Importance Of Escapism, Happiness, & Hope.
As this is mental health month, I'm going to talk some about the lingering effects of the abusive men in my life. I think the title makes it clear, but just to make absolutely sure no one gets a horrible shock reading this: I'll be talking about mental, emotional, verbal, and sexual abuse and the… Continue reading (Mental Health Month) The Lingering Effects Of Abuse.
We're all aware of the god awful state of everything around us right now. We're bombarded with news of the latest tragedy and catastrophe from every angle. On one hand, I'm amazed and so proud of how hard people are fighting to make this right. On the other, I'm completely overwhelmed and lost, and I… Continue reading Providing A Port In This God Forsaken Storm.
I think I come across as pretty together. In truth, I'm kinda a clusterfuck. I have depression, anxiety, body dysmorphia and the associated eating disorder. Add in the language-based learning disability... and we have a royal clusterfuck. I believe in giving credit where credit's due, this post is brought to you by two other… Continue reading Using A Bullet Journal To Help With Depression And Anxiety.
Three years ago today I boarded a plane to a city I'd never visited with plans of setting up a new life there. I'd quit my stable part-time job, I'd shut down my businesses as a riding instructor and dog trainer. I'd sold my horses, and ended a seven year relationship. I'm a country… Continue reading 3 Years In Prague.
My dearest twin Mollie tagged me into this, and who was I to say no? 😀 You should read her post here. The rules of the Sunshine Blogger Award: Answer the eleven questions from the blogger who nominated you Nominate up to eleven wonderful bloggers and write eleven (fun and wonderful) questions for them to answer.… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award.
Here I am. Being open and honest again. This is becoming a bit of a habit. This was sparked by a Twitter conversation with a lovely person. I'm pretty sure that if you're reading this you're aware that my past is dark, full of abuse, including sexual abuse. You see where this is going don't… Continue reading The One Story I’ll Never Publish.