Posts tagged Self Love
Putting Your Whole Self Forward Amidst the Setbacks of Living with a Chronic Illness

Rather than the bits and pieces of yourself that you deem worthy. Rather than hiding those "un-worthy" pieces beneath the surface of uncertainty, doubt, and the fear of whether or not you will be accepted as a whole, by yourself, and those around you. 

It's terrifying, yet at the same time exhilarating, believing that you can do it. That you can take what feels like a broken body and mend it together with hope, strength, and a determined mind. YOU can do it. YOU can put your whole self forward and be seen as something incredible, by you, and those that surround you. Those that love, honor, and support you no matter what...

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Terrified of Losing That "Creative Spark" While Fighting Lyme Disease

I am terrified.

Terrified of losing my ability to create. To write. To take the many expressions of myself and plaster them against blank page after blank page, with the signature cup of tea steeping for far too long beside the clicking of my keyboard.

Since arriving home from our trip to Europe, I haven't been able to bring myself to write, at least not in the way that my expectations had set for me.

I told myself, with all of this new found wisdom and inspiration, that I would be able to write for hours each day, effortlessly sharing moments past, but the truth is, my mind is having none of it...

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In Pursuit of Happiness

The last thing anyone wants is to get sick. To stay sick. To hit insurmountable walls. And to be left alone, standing there, with your old life in one hand, and the reality of it now in the other, not knowing what will happen if you let the latter go. If you give the unknown a chance.

If you drop everything -and right now, that could very well be the only choice you have. 

I stare at my phone, watching text after text come in. Reading, absorbing, and lingering on every. last. word. I take it all in, not really knowing what to say because they said it all - or maybe they read my thoughts? Read the patterns of my mind as I try to take on this crazy, unpredictable, and wild stage of my life.

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