A collection of personal writings, poems, and journal entries from the mind and heart of a mental health sufferer, suicide survivor, and Borderline Personality Disorder advocate – me!Read more "~Journey Journal~"
Motherhood Is Not Easy When you get pregnant, whether it’s planned or not, there are certain things you know to expect. For example, you know you might have to deal with morning sickness, all day (and night) trips to the bathroom, and even the possibility of pregnancy related medical issues like preeclampsia and diabetes. And […]Read more "Motherhood Is Not Easy"
“But you dont look crazy…” I can’t count the number of times I have heard this said to me when I tell people I struggle with mental illness. As a first time single mum at 32 years old, somehow I manage to look fairly put together when I go out. I brush my hair; I […]Read more "“But You Don’t Look Crazy…”"
To the young woman just graduating high school, unsure of where your life should go, know that God has a plan for you. To the professional woman working 2 jobs or extra hours to provide for your family, longing for a little appreciation every now and then, know that you are invaluable to your Heavenly […]Read more "To All The Women…"
Today was the first time I’ve ever been able to look ahead into the future with hope and excitement. And I’m not talking about the next month, or even next year. This morning, as I looked at my son cooing and giggling in his bassinet beside my bed, I saw a future of running around […]Read more "Mustard Seed of Faith – A Testimony of a Brighter Tomorrow"
**It is never too late to be what you might have been.** This past year has been a true roller coaster of emotions and experiences, the kind that leaves your head spinning and your stomach in knots. In my youth, I reveled in that kind of whirlwind lifestyle. I lived solely in the moment: dancing […]Read more "It’s Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been"
I am just trying to make sense of the spell you had on me, how you twisted reality howevet you pleased. With your hands around my throat and my back against the wall, no point in saying no, that’s why this is all my fault. I can’t even say what the reason was, for letting […]Read more "I’m Glad It Happened"
Cheers to waking up! Cheers to deciding to face the day! Cheers to getting up and getting dressed (Dont give up if you’re still in PJ’s!) Cheers to not backing down Cheers to not giving in, Cheers to keep getting up again, Even when the shadow wins. Cheers to random panic attacks and midnight crying […]Read more "Cheers To All The Broken Ones"
Sometimes we just have to put it all in God’s hands. Sorry for pulling out the big-G card so early in the morning, but I think you just need to have a little faith darling. Stop trying to control every aspect of your life down to the most minute details. You just gotta trust that […]Read more "Advice for the lost sheep"
Loving someone with Borderline Personality Disorder can be described in many different ways, mostly negative. However, unless it is a parent-child relationship (even then sometimes too), there is one thing these relationships are always….and that is voluntary. Being in a relationship with someone suffering with BPD is not easy, and definitely not for the weak […]Read more "My Hope"
BPD sucks. It’s a life sentence trapped in solitary confinement inside a guarded fortress of doubt & insecurity. It is hard to love a girl with BPD. We need constant reassurnces. Our misinterpretations can sometimes cause a complete meltdown over something you may not even remember saying or doing. Yes, it is certainly hard to […]Read more "Love, Borderline Me"