As I mentioned in an earlier blog, September is National Suicide Prevention Month as well as Self Improvement Month. I wanted to share more on my story as well as the story of how this affected a close friend of mine from the past. *Trigger warning – Talk of suicide, self-harm, and death Suicide prevention … Continue reading More On September: National Suicide Prevention Month
Dear Diary: I am getting old, and with that comes confusion. In my younger Life, I wanted to be the “rich girl”, the one with all the style and class but instead, I was a poor girl who was clumsy and awkward. Then in my 20’s I wanted to be wild and crazy. In my … Continue reading Diary 101 #10: Who Am I?
To wrap up my Birthday month, I decided we would take a hike back into history and pull out a timeline of pictures. Folks, that is what I have done. By doing so there has been a lot of real healing being done. Hope you scroll for the walkthrough of my 44 years. In my … Continue reading A Timeline of Birthdays – In Pictures
I have been experimenting with different forms of blogging. This Blog Findingevie, it is just that it is about me finding myself and sharing my journey with you in the hope it reaches the right people, the people that need to see the struggle to achieve healthy mental health while experiencing the highs and the … Continue reading The Tunes That Make Me Feel Good
Before I get started on this recollection of my past birthdays, I want to say not all the good was great and not all the bad was horrible. It is what it is. It has shaped me into who I am today… If I think hard, I can remember my 3or 4 yr. old birthday. … Continue reading Birthdays of Yesterday
Dearest Esther or Evie (what name are you using now?) Baby Esther and Mrs. Esther / The Precious Lady that I was named after. Talking about names, did you ever go back to being called Esther? If not, what does an older Evie think of being called a nickname of your middle name instead of … Continue reading A Love Letter To An Older Me
Dearest Esther, Hi there, you don’t know me yet. I’m Evie. I’m the new improved you. That’s right your going threw and have gone through things that no kid should have to. You know what you are so brave. You also are strong. I promise one day everything will be co much better. Let’s start … Continue reading Love Letter To A Younger Evie
A question you often get asked when it is around your birthday is, “What do you want for your birthday?”. Of course, there are things I wish for when I think of gifting to the world. I wish for peace and love to flow. I wish gun control would be an actual thing and police … Continue reading Birthday Wishlist!
She was just having her first birthday when I met her. She was the cutest thing I ever laid eyes on. Because she was a mixed baby, I imagined my own future babies to look just like her. When I imagine my babies in heaven, to be honest, I picture the way my nieces looked. … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Luv Bug
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