Having my beautiful daughter Alice was the best thing to have happened to me. When she stares up at me with her deep blue eyes, care free and untainted by the world, I melt like a marshmallow over a campfire. However, a hard realization struck me; depression does not discriminate. It does not care that … Continue reading What I’ve learned about depression as a new mom.
We are all human and flawed and that makes us beautiful.
Being ill doesn't equate being a burden.
Beauty is the garden inside of you begging to blossom, but choked out by the weeds negativity plants. Weed out your garden, and you'll flourish.
Tips that apply to any chronic illness challenges
Your depression may be telling you something.
I'm feeling feisty today. In all seriousness though I've been so cruel to my poor body. Recently I bought shapewear due to the increased hatred of my body. My chronic illnesses have lead to weight gain and as a person recovering from anorexia I have found this difficult. So my friend and I put our minds … Continue reading Embrace your body you beautiful bitches.
It's okay to love your body no matter what your clothing size tells you.
Here I am at 4:14 am, still awake due to flare. My joints are red and hot to touch. My muscles ache as if I've run a marathon. I have a migraine and no amount of Tums are helping my nausea. Chronic illness sucks. Let's just be honest. Everyone wants us to blither on about … Continue reading When you can’t sleep from pain.
Why hard days are okay and how to get through them.