Recovery

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 […]

Emotional Abuse – Being Made to Feel Ugly

When friends used to tell me that I was experiencing emotional abuse, I would laugh because in my mind, it was absurd. I consider myself an intelligent, and independent woman. How could I be emotionally abused? I’m not like those women who stay in a battered relationship. I’m not needy, or worse… Weak. I can’t be […]

A Happier Person

I don’t remember the exact date, as I have a tendency of blocking unpleasant things out of my memory, but I think I’m at a one-year mark since my “official” divorce. I used the quotation marks because that was when the court actually mandated the divorce, but I was separated from the Ex months before […]

Of Being Happy and Mindful

I am happy today. I am so happy that my anxiety, and depression are temporarily gone from my awareness. It’s different. Something else is different too. For the first time in my life, I am not afraid to say that I am proud of the fact that I am happy. I don’t have to make excuses […]

Continue the Story

I wanted to write about the therapy session I had yesterday but a piece of news had shocked me so much last night that I feel it pertinent to address. The mental health community has been rocked by the news that Amy Bleuel, the founder of Project Semicolon, has passed away from suicide. She had […]

Still Fighting

So it has been quite a hot minute since I last wrote anything here, huh? Well, I’m still alive. I’m still anxious. Still depressed. And still ADHD. Those thing have not changed, and I don’t think will ever change. I think I’ve finally come to terms with that and have decided instead to take each […]