Positively, Authentic Me

There is something that has been bugging me for a good part of this year so far. Actually scratch that. It’s been the better part of my whole life, but I say this year because of me now being more self aware than ever before. This is my association with the word “positive”. If you […]

My Autobiographical Mix

Yesterday I had yet another very productive and insightful session with my therapist. It started out with me once again venting about how I am constantly stressing over being 30 instead of 20 and how depression has stole over a decade of my life. It then turned into her reassuring me that it was very […]

One Year Later…

I started my blog over a year ago now. Then: Two days after I published my very first post, I was dragged over to the Emergency Room for a panic attack I was having in the middle of the night. My idea back then was that everything I was struggling with, that I was the […]

My New Therapist (Part 3)

(I am holding off on writing and posting the remaining chapters of my “My Traumatic Adolescence” series. It was really hard actually to write Parts 1 & 2 and those represented the less darker times during the period of my life the series focuses on. But they still brought up a lot of emotions. So […]

My Traumatic Adolescence (Part 1)

Up until I was eight years old, my family lived in a semi-community type suburban street. I lived across from and near where friends at my elementary school lived. The house me and my parents lived in was actually a duplex that was owned by the family that lived upstairs from us. But from the […]