Depression

    I’m Not Who I Used To Be

    I used to be thin, outgoing, happy. I wore my heart on my sleeve. I never shied away from putting myself out there, never shrinking from the spotlight. I used to be so sure of myself and the things I believed in. I was confident, poised. But no more. Because the truth is, I’m not who I used to be. I’m overweight. I walk on eggshells. I’m way too hard on myself. I often obsess over things that are out…

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  • Depression

    More

    I’ve been struggling lately, unsure of my life’s direction and purpose. Having left the workforce following a suicide attempt three years ago, I’ve been feeling a little lost and like I have nothing of…

  • Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Doctor

    I had no idea, at the time, that what he was doing was incredibly inappropriate. I just knew that it made no sense.  I was five or six years old. He was a teenager. We…

  • Depression

    Grateful

    Some days I just need to stop and take stock of the little things that make my heart happy. To remind myself that it’s not all bad. To be grateful, despite the weight of…