Life isn’t fair; Build a Strong Support System

Support Systems I am very thankful in life to have the support system that I have been blessed with. I don’t know where I would be if I didn’t have my friends and family. A good support system does take time to build and continue to strengthen as personal relationships… Continue Reading

Anniversaries and Friendships

Anniversaries are better than birthdays. Anniversaries are better than birthdays. Did my fingers just type that out? I can’t believe that my brain even actually had that thought. I absolutely LOVE birthdays. Who doesn’t love their birthday? I know you are probably thinking that there couldn’t possibly be somebody out… Continue Reading

America’s Health Insurance Is Not Healthy

America’s Health Insurance Is Not Healthy

               Health insurance companies dictate our health care in America. I’m not sure how many of you pay monthly for health insurance and then turn around and you can’t get a medication or a procedure you may need. Why? Why do we have to get approvals from people working behind… Continue Reading

Addiction; A family disease

Addiction; A family disease

Addiction is a lifetime commitment. Once an addict, always an addict. That’s what my mom has always said anyways. She will be an addict in some way for the rest of her life. Even during sobriety you are a “recovering addict.” Given that my mother will always be an addict,… Continue Reading

Masks, Yoga, and Flare Up’s.. Oh My

Masks, Yoga, and Flare Up’s.. Oh My

I fell behind again!  It’s ok though, I’m bouncing back. I have been working on another post for a couple days, and I want to make it better before posting. It’s a sensitive post about divorce and how it affects families forever. I want to really watch how I write… Continue Reading

Mental Health: Expectations vs Reality

Mental Health: Expectations vs Reality

Seeking therapy for mental health is important!  I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at such a young age (16).  A time in my life where I should have been being rebellious against my parents, and sneaking out to go party.  Instead I was in and out of the hospital getting… Continue Reading

A little backstory

A little backstory

To start, I want to go back a little bit and explain a little further into my illnesses/diseases.  Even just looking or hearing the word “disease” is scary.  It makes me feel dirty and unworthy.  Anyways, growing up it was always mostly my Dad, my brother, and me.  We would… Continue Reading