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After Abuse…

Trauma changes people. Trauma changed me. Emotional abuse in my childhood sent me spiraling into a deep depression and I became suicidal. Later on, an abusive relationship in my adulthood shattered my heart and broke my spirit. I lost myself and I became disconnected from passion and purpose. My mind was fractured and I became […]

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How I Started Over

Disaster and devastation. I didn’t want to start over. I couldn’t get over how drastically my life had changed. Every day, I would say to myself, ‘it’s not supposed to be this way‘. I couldn’t believe that my life was nothing like the way I had planned. I was extremely ill. I could barely sit […]

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An Open Letter to My Community

Hi! Maybe this is your first time stumbling across my blog or hearing about Moments with Missy™. Maybe you’ve come this way many times. Either way, I’d like to welcome you to this moment. So, who is Missy? I’m a girly girl. I love perfume and lotion, bubble baths and candles. I love to travel. […]

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I Remember

I remember. Life has brought so many things my way. Some have been indescribably beautiful and others have been downright terrifying. But I have survived everything. Not one thing has taken me out. I came pretty close to going under but I’m still standing. I remember. There were many days when my troubles and the […]

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This Warrior Is a Child

I’ve been feeling like I lost my mojo. I’m emotionally and mentally tired. I’ve spent a lot of time this year in grief and in anger. I’ve been grieving the loss of close relationships and angry with myself for recent relationship mistakes I’ve made. I’ve been in a season of isolation as well. Frankly, I […]

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