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You Follow Me Wherever I Go

Most of us learn about our shadows when we’re little, and our little selves are mesmerized by them. This dark shape on the ground that looks just like us keeps us occupied, sometimes scared, but mostly intrigued. They grow and change with us, an almost perfect reflection of ourselves depending on the sun’s position, of…… Continue reading You Follow Me Wherever I Go

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Oh Honey, Remove your Rose Colored Glasses

I recently read a blog post from one woman to her boyfriend’s ex.  Apparently she feels this woman wanted her boyfriend back, and by what she writes, it seems like.  You can read the original post here. However, unless her boyfriend is sharing these messages, I have to question how she knows what’s actually being said…… Continue reading Oh Honey, Remove your Rose Colored Glasses

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Small Victories in Mental Illness

Life has a tendency to throw curve balls when you least expect it, making it a wonderful, exhausting, stressful experience.  A lot of time and effort is dedicated to the various aspects of our lives whether it be work, family or friends.  On top of that, there is the daily upkeep of our existence that…… Continue reading Small Victories in Mental Illness

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I’m not a Cool Girl

We’ve all seen her in movies…the girl who could care less.  She’s down for any and everything.  She can eat junk food, drinks beer and has a smoking hot body. She has zero emotions other than happiness and is completely laid-back when it comes to love.  She could care less what her boyfriends do and…… Continue reading I’m not a Cool Girl

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Struggling to Categorize

**Trigger Warning*** This post deals with a possible sexual assault.  If you are deeply effected by these types of experiences, please do not read. October 2014 was a crazy time for me.  The Second and I had broken up, and I was trying to figure out just exactly what I had done wrong.  It came…… Continue reading Struggling to Categorize

Abuse · annoyance · anxiety · Authenticity · depression · fear · Growing Pains · Life · mental health · mindfulness · panic attacks · Panic Disorder · Relationships · Self Discovery · Stress · Therapy · Uncategorized

The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness

The hardest part of having a mental illness is not what you would expect.  It’s not feeling that the world will collapse if I make a mistake.  It’s not the feeling that I don’t feel the way I “should.” Both of these are common thoughts that run through my mind, and from what I understand,…… Continue reading The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness

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A New Hobby to Relax

Do you ever wonder why you write?  I don’t know if you’re like me, but there are times when it feels like I’m aching to sit down and write out something…anything really.  I’m not sure why, and I don’t really know where that urge comes from.  But it is something within me that seems to…… Continue reading A New Hobby to Relax