You read it right. I’m a divorcee, yep. Again. Now. Wait. Am I really writing this? Out loud? Publicly? Ah yeah. I’m doing it. I didn’t start this blog to write about nicety-nice things. But not just for me, for the woman that is just as confused, sad, tired, shamed or (seemingly) defeated, & sometimes … More I’m a divorcee.. again. & today I’m sad.
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged, so it’s gonna be off the cuff and pretty raw. I was reading about the death of Fashion designer Kate Spade yesterday and her completion of suicide; I noticed the more that I read, the more triggered I became. One article I came across stated “Kate Spade struggled … More Mental health: Pay attention to the things people don’t say.
This picture is my normal response when people ask, “Are you ok?” But, I made a vow that I was going to become even more real with my blog posts this year. I try to be as authentic as I can, that’s one of the things that I love most about myself. So here goes … More I have depression; today I cried. My Husband let me..
I saw a friends post today about how truth and vulnerability is better than a flawless picture. That couldn’t be more true. Social media only paints the picture with the colors that we choose to use or share. I understand everyone is not as willing to be as transparent as others, but how will … More Use your true colors to paint the picture… even if it’s messy.
I’ve heard the saying, “Covered things do not heal” more times than I can count. In church, in Nursing school, in movies lol.. Too many times! But, it didn’t really click until I had some things happen personally that I could truly understood that saying. I read a story this morning about a beautiful … More Throw away the bandaid for good. Covered things do not heal.