February 19, 2020
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SHAME - The Illusion of...
I thought I knew what shame was when I couldn’t tell my mother what my father was doing to me at night. I thought I knew what shame was when staying awake all night started affecting my day to day high school life. I thought I...
April 4, 2020
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I created it from my lowest moments. I dabbled in spreading it. I attached a charity to it. I talked about it. I shared the cold, hard, honest truth of it with anyone who would listen. I had developed the skills to get over,...
March 3, 2019
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It seems like a lifetime ago that I was the "old me". I was stuck in a rut. I was literally freaking out because my oldest daughter was cutting, using and struggling with her mental health. Four years I thought I gave it my all....
November 26, 2018
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Two Kinds of Courage
I preface this post with the following- While I am grateful that I have both these women in my life today, I am not naive enough to think everyone gets the same ending to there adoption. I thank those who have shared their...
August 1, 2018
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WE ALL MATTER
I consider myself to be fairly smart. I consider myself to be open to new ideas, new people and overall change. I consider myself to be fun, educated and full of life. I consider myself a great mom and a great friend. I consider...
April 14, 2018
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18 YEARS AGO
Today is your 18thbirthday. I am glad you made it to this day. To be honest though, this isn’t how I pictured it then…. I didn’t think I’d be texting you a birthday wish. I didn’t think I’d be crying at what happened...