Tag: warrior

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…

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….

Being Thankful

Today is Thanksgiving. We cook a bunch of food, dress up, eat a mountain of food and desserts, watch football and the Macy’s parade, play backyard football, and then take a long nap. But what most of us forget to do is to be thankful,…

Finn’s Fight

Saturday, October 7 was my birthday. It wasn’t a day I was particularly looking forward to, because every birthday of mine just isn’t great. I would say that this year was no different, but I’d be lying – it was worse. When I adopted my…

Where I Belong

I’ve stared at the blank screen for days now and the words I want to write still won’t resonate on the screen. The right words are in my head, but for some reason, I can’t seem to type them. My second college term is…

We’re Not Crazy!

cra·zy ˈkrāzē/ informal adjective 1. mentally deranged, especially as manifested in a wild or aggressive way. I hate the word crazy when it comes to mental health. It’s the epitome of mental health stigma. People believe that just because someone has a mental illness,…

Stronger Than A Lion

Depression is a demon. It lives inside of us. Sometimes it’s sedentary, but when it’s awake, it holds a death grip on us. A chokehold. Is there any way to get it to truly let go? True, medicine helps. But we have to stand…