Tag: anxiety

We Have To Put An End To These Mass Shootings…

Trigger warning… stay safe, friends. We absolutely have to. Innocent people are dying because of mass shootings, more in the United States than anywhere else, because we’re simply not doing anything about it. Are guns the issue? Yes. But do I believe mental health…

For Mama, on Mother’s Day

I could write an entire book on my mother because the things that she does for me, my dad, my sisters, and my nieces and nephews are unmeasurable. I won’t write a book (this time), but what I wanted to write today is too…

2018/2019… let’s do this

(Trigger warning) 2018 was a big year for me, physically and mentally. I can’t say it was all good, as I lost 6 people within my family and friend circle. I don’t think I’ve ever lost that many people in one year. It’s been…

My Weight Loss Journey, Part III

On August 10, I had vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery, also known as gastric sleeve surgery. Yep, I went through with it. I’ll be honest, I am the first one to admit I thought I would chicken out. But here I am on the other…

Addiction

I’ve struggled with the thought of posting this because I have been told not to “look up to someone with addiction problems.” Demi Lovato, though, is more than that. I don’t want to sound like a “fan girl” but I guess I just will….

Please Stay Alive!

  I’m sitting here at the computer trying to figure out what I want or need to say. Here goes nothing… We’re losing too many people to suicide. We’re not reaching out enough. We’re not supporting enough. If you’re supporting someone close to you…

My Weight Loss Journey, part I

I mentioned last month that I was approved for weight loss surgery. Up until today, I was waiting to get psychiatric clearance. I got that clearance today so I will officially be having the surgery! I promise this is not taking the “easy way out.” Just…