Happy 4th Anniversary!

Four years?! Crazy!Every year I like to bring up a few posts that I've gotten feedback on that have helped you. Over the past four years, here are the top four:What High-Functioning Depression Looks LikeSo I Got Fired... Thank You Me vs ThemAs always, thank you for joining me on the journey. This next year …

J-O-Y

Do you ever look back at your childhood & think it was normal...until you start talking to others? I'm not just talking about the obvious damage like abuse. My brother & I were raised in a fundamental Christian home. Televangelists were to be honored & respected, regardless of their slimy ways. Halloween was "evil." And …

Me vs Them

I try really hard to not compare myself to others. I know I should only be in competition with myself. But I'm human. And more than that, I'm an American woman. As much as it pains me to say this, society has ingrained in me to compare myself to other women. Coupled with my own …

I deserve better

Oh my. Where to start? I'm just gonna dive right in. I'm sure I'll piss some people off but IDGAF. I've been silence & complacent for too long. Now they get to know exactly how I feel & how shitty they've been treating me. And if they're surprised, they haven't been paying attention. I'm fucking …

Cake

I have this perfect analogy I wanted to share with you. I keep trying to explain my feelings to someone & it's not clicking. I'm not sure how to bring my point across. I think this "story" helps a lot & hopefully, it'll make sense.Let's pretend it's my birthday. And let's say my friend, Mary, …

Derailed

Today's a rough one. There's your warning. Why are relationships so hard? Why is it so difficult to have someone try to own up to their mistakes & fix the damage they've caused? What is it about me that everyone just brushes over what I need? Is it too much to ask to meet me …

Hiatus

So after my last quasi-drunken rambling, I decided I needed a break. A break from people, a break from blogging, a break from anything I could get away from. I know I'm still healing & that it's not a linear process. Some days are awesome & others are really rough. I had a heart-to-heart with …