I’m honored to be alive. I’m humbled that God would spare my life. I was a preteen convinced that suicide was my only way out. I couldn’t see any other option. I was broken and depleted. I was suffering in silence. Depression was consuming me at a rapid pace and no one knew. If I’d […]
Why even try to heal from trauma and abuse? I get it. It’s hard work and it takes a lot of time. It takes being completely committed to self and personal well-being. It requires one to be okay with being uncomfortable, sometimes unsure, and perhaps the bad guy to your abuser(s). I want hope and […]
Heyyy!!! It feels good to still be on my journey of hope and healing. It feels good to be emerging from the hole I’ve been in, too. My life has been bumpy but at least I can feel. I’ve been numb before and that is far worse.
I’m at that place again. Realizing that I’ve been in a hole and that I have to get out. I’m in the process of a total restart. Tired. Physically in a lot of pain with very few pain-relief options in sight. Emotionally distraught. I’ve been through the ringer. It’s unbelievable how quickly life can change […]
Every time I hear that someone has ended their life, I get so emotional. It evokes so many memories. I remember so clearly my fight with suicide. I was losing the fight. I had nothing left. I had decided that death was my only escape from the trauma and depression that I faced for years. […]