My Story

Embracing the Sh*t Days

Embracing the Sh*t Days

You wake up, roll over... and sigh. "Ugh, again?" You think to yourself. Can't I just go one damn day without feeling like a waste? Can't I wake up excited for the day ahead? Or like, even breakfast? Coffee? A life full of hating that moment when you first realize you're awake and it's a completely new day; This feeling can be completely paralyzing and it's a REALLY hard thing to move past. If you've done it, then you know how much truth is in that statement. But let me tell you, it is 1 Zillion times worth it.  Because...

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Defining Your Own Success

When I was 19 or 20 I was diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder, Bi-Polar 11 and Agoraphobia (https://www.anxietybc.com/adults/agoraphobia) among other things. Now, at 35 I can not only walk by my open windows but I talk to and connect with strangers on a daily basis and even thrive on it. I'm not sharing this with y'all for applause or recognition but to lend some credibility to what I'm going to say. I didn't just throw some opinions together to hear myself talk; I've been there, I've put this into practice and I live my life by it. I am constantly...

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My life TL;DR

My life TL;DR

What am I even doing? Who knows! I'm just trying my best to not be an asshole, to raise decent human beings and live the life I WANT! From a less than stellar childhood (I know, that's all of us) with divorced parents to a very troubled teenager I went through Depression, Self Harm, Suicide attempts and a constant struggle to learn who I was. I got pregnant intentionally at 16, so clearly I didn't have all the answers but I sure thought I did. Of course this relationship didn't last long, he was 25 and I was 16... so...

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My Mission

What do I hope to accomplish by sharing my story?

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