The power of a hug. I came from a family of huggers and kissers for that matter. My mom was not huge on hugs but she was huge on them in public. You know, letting everyone think we were perfect. My Nana, who did not want affection from anyone, always wanted it from me. I … Continue reading The Power of A Hug
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
“I have a Dream”. Honestly I think these are one of the most spoken, most recognized, most respected words of all time. Dr. King was a man of God, whose desire was to see his people free, and his religious beliefs safe to express. Martin Luther King Jr. was a man with a mission. As … Continue reading “I Have A Dream” – MLK Day
In honor of National Dress Up Your Pet Day, I want to introduce you to Belle. Belle is my 12 year old Pomeranian. We have this amazing story of many moves, a lot of sickness, a lot of road trips, and finally finding home in a new place. Belle has been my constant companion for … Continue reading National Dress Up Your Pet Day – Meet Belle!
This is going to be your story - or at the least parts of this story will be similar to yours, your family members, a best friend, or a loved one. Years and years have gone by having these conditions and full well knowing that is what was wrong with me but yet no one … Continue reading My Journey Thus Far With Lipedema and Lymphedema
For all my single ladies and just curious individuals… This year I thought I would start doing some blogs that had a series in them. So of course, talking to friends the one topic young and old alike could agree on was internet relationships…. So, if we go back to the very beginning, Web TV … Continue reading Blog Series: Internet Relationships #1- Aurora and I
Recently I was shocked by the idea of someone not knowing what I was about by looking at my feed. I thought it to be clear and then I took a closer look at myself. I tried to not look at it from my perspective but to see what others see instead. Yes, at first … Continue reading How Do You See Me?
When I say my mind never stops, I mean it. The last few days I have really been stuck in the mindscape of why: Why was I the way I was in my teens? I'd love to ask the people that knew me then why exactly did they treat me or not treat me like … Continue reading Diary 101 #6 – Thinking back…
Sometimes we have dreams that will never come true. Sometimes we have dreams that form from life events, and sometimes we have dreams that we share and they come to be. As time goes by, more and more my heart grows for others. Being online and in the public eye, people reach out to me … Continue reading My “One Day” Dream
Did 2021 even happen? To some of us, 2021 was the great entry back into life from the 2020 shutdown, for others it was just an extension to 2020. For me personally not too much changed. Ok nothing changed except maybe I went easier on the boys and Jeremy about baths, hand washing, and germ … Continue reading A Look Back on 2021