Today I am sad. Today I am frustrated. Today I feel the weight of that which I don’t understand and I struggle with my own self-doubt. I do not like being in this place, and yet I find myself here again. My own words to support others seem to mock me from the back of… Continue reading Today
Shine your light. Share your journey. When you are courageous, you create a spark that ignites and inspires others to be brave. Each time I tell my story, it begins the same way. “Over the course of several years I have been on a bit of a journey, if you would like to call it… Continue reading My Journey
I slowly and methodically pushed the “post” button, uploading a raw photo of myself that I captioned “just me.” Afterwards, I sat there and stared at the ocean as it slowly washed onto shore in the fading sunlight. I had done it. I had shown the world what my soul really looked like. I was… Continue reading Just me
Don’t let your fear of what could happen make nothing happen. Today I write partially out of frustration and partially out of realization. I was always a bit tough on the outside. Rarely did I fear things that were not in my control. I was a risk taker of sorts. Don’t like the job, quit.… Continue reading Do you really know what it is to fear?
I really hope that the reading raises people’s consciousness of domestic abuse and sexual assaults on women. ~Allison Funk~ When something is brought to my attention multiple times in a few days, I tend to pay attention. Just recently I have heard domestic violence/abuse referred to in two ways that I would have never expected;… Continue reading Why the Struggle?
Be who you are and say what you mean, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Dr. Seuss From the day I walked out the door, leaving my marriage behind, I have found that the experience still has a strong hold on my life and my perceptions. As time goes… Continue reading Fighting for a Better Me