Hold On and Wait

Trigger Warning: Suicidal Thoughts This week (September 10-16, 2018) is National Suicide Prevention Week here in the U.S. There is no denying that living with chronic illness is a daily struggle and can take a toll on your mental health... Especially when those chronic illnesses bring along with them chronic pain and other debilitating symptoms … Continue reading Hold On and Wait

Learning NOT to Equate My Self Worth with My Accomplishments

To be honest, I am not entirely sure how to start this post… But I feel like that may happen quite a bit in the future as we cover difficult topics that make me vulnerable. So in my last post I talked about how I have officially been sick for three years. In those three … Continue reading Learning NOT to Equate My Self Worth with My Accomplishments

Three Years to the Day

It’s difficult for me to wrap my head around the fact that 3 years ago yesterday I was completely healthy. 3 years ago, yesterday (August 28th) I finished work, enjoyed Friday night dinner with my family, drove to a friend’s house, shared laughs around the bonfire while they all drank, drove home, crawled into bed... … Continue reading Three Years to the Day