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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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5 Things I Love About My Body

If you’ve read some of my past posts, you know that a positive self image is not exactly something I have in abundance.  But there are things that I appreciate my body for.  It’s not just something aesthetic.  So in an effort to improve my body confidence and positive self image.  I give you….5 things…… Continue reading 5 Things I Love About My Body

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The Land of the Frearful

As a child, this is what I knew to be true.  I grew up and was a part of the greatest nation in the world.  We didn’t stand for injustice and felt all people deserved the chance to improve themselves and their lot in life. Regardless of your skin color, your religion or country of…… Continue reading The Land of the Frearful

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My Inner Child is Confused

When it comes to therapy, there are hundreds of different modalities and philosophies on treatment, and this last two weeks my therapist and I have tried a new one. I’ve heard about Inner Child Healing from friends who had done some work in that area, but it always seemed a bit “hippie dippie” to me. …… Continue reading My Inner Child is Confused

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Sleep Deprived Should be a Mood

**Just a warning, this is really rambly and not very fluid.  Sorry all, but you’ll hear why.** Last night, I couldn’t sleep.  I was up tossing and turning until at least 2 a.m. Naturally, I fell asleep JUST a few hours before my alarm was set to go off.  I find when I don’t get…… Continue reading Sleep Deprived Should be a Mood

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I think it’s Time I Admit I wasn’t in Love with You

This post was actually meant to be something else, but in the midst of trying to write it, I just couldn’t do it.I still struggle with of I was in love with you. Sometimes, I’m just not sure. My family and friends tell me that means I really wasn’t. You don’t guess when it’s live.…… Continue reading I think it’s Time I Admit I wasn’t in Love with You

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Starting Over – Another Journey

Sometimes all a woman needs is a long weekend away.  After being responsible for the issuing of 150 reports within a month, I took an extra day off of work this weekend.  Ironically, I’m not exhausted.  Ha!  Isn’t that always the way?  You take vacation and end up exhausted from vacation.  I didn’t actually go…… Continue reading Starting Over – Another Journey