Tag Archives: Mental Health

To Write is to Heal

It’s about storytelling. Crafting beautiful lies on a foundation of honesty to reveal magnificent truth. But also, it is about healing. Tending to open wounds and hungry demons. It is about keeping ghost and shadows in their proper place; in … Continue reading

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Whatever Happens, Happens

The day unfurled like a blank scroll waiting to be written; waiting to record my future. I lifted the quill and began to write in prayer. Our Father’s and Hail Mary’s preluded a discussion with God – asking for the … Continue reading

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Panic Attack

It has been months since I’ve had a panic attack. Months since being gripped in an irrational paralyzing terror. Today, at the worst possible moment, I found myself in the agonizing throes of fear, anxiety, and panic. This morning I had a … Continue reading

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What You Taught, But What I’ve Learned

Forgiveness is something sought; asked for. You told me it was something I had to give regardless of whether or not the offender wanted it, or believed they even needed it. It set up a system in which perpetrators could … Continue reading

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The First Wall

It has been a rough morning. My body is still adjusting to a dramatic change in medication. I ache. My mind feels clouded. Replaying in my head are the words, I CAN’T DO THIS! I’m staring at the first wall. Myself. My … Continue reading

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The Year of Mercy and Forgivness

Dear Friends, A new year is upon us. Hallowed and blessed is this opportunity for us to learn to love ourselves and daily kick the shit out of our demons. You are wonderful. Beautiful. Brave. Stay strong; know with certainty … Continue reading

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Dive In

Dive Into this Blood on the floor; Resuscitation. Heart beating pulsation; Perfectly timed compression. Light Dimming and winking out. In eyes that have never seen, But are so goddamned afraid. And I, Am terribly afraid. This ocean is too big. … Continue reading

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