I have been thinking a lot about losing people lately. When you reach a certain age, you know that it will not be long before you are parentless. When you have a pet for so many years you know your time is short. So many of my friends lately have been losing parents and pets. … Continue reading Losing Those We Are Close To
Hi Beauties, this is going to be a piece talking about how I handle the hate and what affects me vs what doesn’t. I am going to start out on the easier of the two to handle and talk about. Stranger Hate. Recently on Tiktok (and this is exactly why I did not want to … Continue reading Acquaintances vs Stranger HATE
Being aware of mental illness is something more and more people are doing. For the first time in forever, Mental illness is not the dirty little word in the room anymore….. or is it? The stigma may not be in mental Illness itself but in what type of mental illness you have. Why is depression … Continue reading PTSD Awareness Day
When we are born, our parents, no matter what they say, visualize a life for their child that they hope they have. When you are born into a Christian family that visualization is even more intense. Most of the time you are dedicated in the church by a minister so that you will be protected … Continue reading Diary 101 #9: Immortality-the ability to live forever; eternal life. The story of a struggling believer.
If you love spooky things, set your calendars for May the 3rd Paranormal Day. Since 2014 people have been sharing their stories and celebrating the unexplainable on May 3rd. I could not miss this opportunity to share some spookiness. I am not one that enjoys being scared, and I have had too many real-life events … Continue reading The Paranormal – Do You Believe?
There is nothing more frightening for fat folks than having to go to the doctor. Especially if it is a new doctor. Honestly, the one good thing about covid was the telehealth options. I was able to find two new doctors this way and then when I had to see them in person it was … Continue reading Fear In Picking A New Doctor
In 1828 the word Hope received a new definition. Prior to 1828 it was defined as a wish, with Webster’s dictionary defining it further as confidence in the future. In 1991 Dr. Rosalind Tompkins founded Mothers in Crisis which began as a support group for women that grew into a full-service non-profit organization providing community-based … Continue reading National Month of Hope
I have the unique situation where I am in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) group therapy and this is made for me. I have been in this group twice; it has cycles and I’m doing the cycle again. My Mental health needs have changed. This time around I’m not so focused on my past hurts and … Continue reading DBT and Facing My Past
Part 2 - The Day Has Arrived So now we have arrived on the day of my in person visit with the new cardiologist. I had time to work myself up with worry, having a list of fears running through my head about: Getting to the appointmentNot knowing where to go in the hospital once … Continue reading My Visit to the New Cardiologist – Part 2
Part 1 - Remembering the Past My visit to a new Cardiologist came with a lot of “new” things. Before we talk about those, let’s start from the beginning. I moved to Massachusetts three years ago, and I came to this new state knowing these three things: I was told / reassured that the Boston … Continue reading My Visit to the New Cardiologist – Part 1