My New Therapist (Part 4)

Every week I have a very productive appointment with my therapist. The 45 minutes go by so fast but I always leave feeling different than when I came in. Sometimes happier, sometimes vulnerable, sometimes angry. The second and third ones I mentioned have nothing to do with my therapist keep in mind. She is still […]

My Traumatic Adolescence (Pt 2)

…My parents told me some familiar news toward the end of my amazing fourth grade year. That the landlord of the house was not selling the house, but kicking us out. Why? Because she doesn’t like kids. That was at least what I remember being told by my parents later. I wasn’t really devastated as […]

The Battle Of My Brain (Poem)

What happened to my smile? If I have so many blessings, Why am I now in denial? Can’t stop stressing All because of one triggered thought? Not the first time that’s happened I go from feeling free To anger anguish and sadness All I want is pure happiness And yesterday, it was right in reach […]

My New Therapist (Part 2)

Recently I have been feeling a lot better about where I am at. 2019 has started out on an okay note. Mostly. I get triggered from watching the news about the current (STILL) government shutdown over here in the U.S. and how it is having what is pretty much a life-threatening¬† effect on several workers […]

How Twitter Saved My Life (Part 5)

My birthday had come. It was the end of June and I was not looking forward to it. I would be turning 30 and I hated the idea of being at the stereotypical age where you are no longer “young” and are expected to become a stereotypical “grown-up” overnight more or less. Given what life’s […]