Tis The Season To Hate Yourself

T/W: Discussions of mental illness, eating disorders, and poor body image. Hello readers, I hope you’re all having a wonderful holiday season with whatever you celebrate. If you celebrate nothing, that’s totally fine too and I hope you’re having a lovely winter season. I want to talk about body image and the holidays today—how theyContinue reading “Tis The Season To Hate Yourself”

25 Lessons For 25 Years!

Hello readers! If you’re reading this on the day this is posted, it is officially four days until my 25th birthday. That is two and a half decades or a quarter of a century. Still, while it sounds grand when said with pretension, it’s a relatively small number. That said, I’ve learned a lot inContinue reading “25 Lessons For 25 Years!”

Learning To Let Go

Hello everyone! In today’s blog I want to talk about how I’m learning when it’s time to let go of someone. What do I mean by this? Well, I don’t only mean understanding when somebody is not a good fit in my life or even feeling that we don’t serve any purpose to each otherContinue reading “Learning To Let Go”

Finding Peace Within My Mind

C/W—T/W: Mentions of mental health issues and harmful coping mechanisms. If you’ve read my posts before, you are probably aware that I have various mental illnesses and that I am open about my struggles with them. If this is your first time reading a post from me, then you’re about to understand what I mean.Continue reading “Finding Peace Within My Mind”

Learning How to be by Myself

T/W: Discussions of sex, eating disorders, and unhealthy coping mechanisms. Hello! I know my schedule with updating this blog has been super all over the place. I’m going to try to make it my mission to get back on schedule. Especially because a lot of the more hectic parts of my life have finally calmedContinue reading “Learning How to be by Myself”

Learning to Focus on Myself

Hello everyone, happy Friday! Today I want to do something a little bit different. I noticed lately that a lot of my blogs have involved other people somehow—even if the overall blog was supposed to be about me and an experience that I personally had, it still always ended up revolving around someone else. UponContinue reading “Learning to Focus on Myself”

Discovering Myself

T/W: post will deal with traumatic themes including sexual abuse and repercussions of trauma—trauma responses. Also includes mentions of mental illnesses. Oh boy…another Friday, another post, and more experiences that I’m living through that can hopefully help one of you. I have to admit from the start that this post is going to be aContinue reading “Discovering Myself”

Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure

Part 4: The Facility and Life After T/W: light mentions of mental illness and mental facilities. Hello to everyone reading this! This is the final part of my second mental hospital experience and with that in mind, I’d like to say a few things. For starters, I know I didn’t post anything last Friday (postsContinue reading “Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure”

New Beginnings

T/W: Discussion of mental illnesses, toxic relationships, and mild swearing. Hello readers, it’s that time again, and in this current moment I’m feeling optimistic, so I felt like I should write about it. I want to start by saying that not everything in my life is magically perfect and better than it’s been—quite the opposite,Continue reading “New Beginnings”

This is for You

T/W: gaslighting, manipulation I have to write this—for me but also for maybe someone who has dealt with this. I am in awe in the worst ways because I’m so confused and hurt and I could only imagine if I had to deal with this longer than necessary. I met a man. I talked aboutContinue reading “This is for You”