First Tattoo!

So I finally did it. I got my first tattoo! After having talked about getting a tattoo for a while now, I finally mustered up the courage (and Chérie also pushed me toward it) to do it. I found a minority owned tattoo shop in a hipster city here in the Pacific Northwest, and found […]

3 Year Anniversary of Therapy

April 22nd 2018 marked my third anniversary for starting therapy. It’s been 3 years since I decided to take life by the rein, and actively work on my mental health. It has been life changing, and I’m truly all the better for it. It was (and still is) rough some days, but I had an […]

Of Inconsistency In Posting

So I often do this thing where I get super gung-ho about something, then as time passes, I forget about the thing I was gung-ho about, or even abandon it altogether. I believe this has happened to me all my life with all manners of subjects/fields/projects. I just don’t have the attention span for it, […]


Recovery takes time. If no one else has told you that before, let me be the first to tell you that. I still can’t believe it’s been 2 years since the process of my recovery began, and though I have made huge leaps and bounds in my progress, I also know that I have a […]


1st anniversary! Then Chérie popped the question. It was a heartfelt yes from me, and so with that, I’m ENGAGED!!! If you told me a year ago that I’d be in the PNW, have my very first dog, be extremely happy, have an actual engagement ring, and live my best life, I’d have scoffed. But […]

Slow Recovery From Divorce

I hate my ex. When I think about all the good times we had, I feel so guilty for all that I feel – that I had once loved him, and that I now hate him. I hate that I had ever loved him. I think I was in love with the idea of him. […]