entry #24

happy 2022! less than a month into the new year and things are already looking up. 2021 taught me so much! I learned a lot about the value of time spent with loved ones and the importance of letting people know when they’re on your mind. there’s never a wrong time to tell someone what…

cheers to the new year

dear Father Time, I’m torn, because, while I have a few bones to pick with you, I am also grateful for the abundance of love that surrounded me over the last year. through the best and the worst of times, there is so much to look back on and appreciate. january my motherfucking birthday month!…

succulent

succulent quite the same, you and I even with the bare minimum we stay strong, we survive a little water here a little sunlight there replenish our soil we don’t require much care our blossom is slow and wonderful to behold simplistic beauty that break the mold succulent quite the same, you and I even…

entry #23

dear depression diary, first of all, I hope everyone who celebrated thanksgiving enjoyed the holiday. I can honestly say some QT with my family was healing in so many ways. I think I’m back, definitely doing better. the well wishes from you all meant so much to me, it’s been a rough year, but I…

the fear that held me back

“my fears cannot go where I’m headed. they have no authority over my life” it is easier to succumb to fear than to fight it but, if there’s one thing I’ve learned on my journey, it’s that fear is the heaviest baggage I’ve ever carried. I had to sit down and really face them head…

entry #16

dear depression diary, it’s been a while, but today is already the worst I’ve had in a while .. for starters, little A woke up with a stomach virus. she’s always so bubbly and full of life so to not have the house filled with her voice is just bringing my mood down. I’m glad…

entry #10

dear depression diary, I came across this post that I wrote on my Tumblr on July 23 2020 that I want to share with you. “mental illnesses don’t make you any less of a person. I personally suffer from depression; that increases tenfold when I’m left alone. I say it often but I don’t think…

entry #9

dear depression diary, for me, words truly have healing powers. over the last couple of days, I’ve been engaging with individuals who are also trying to find healthy ways to deal with their trauma and improve their mental health. it has been so overly heartwarming to have these people share their stories with me, and…

lackluster

ironically enough, someone just asked this question the day before: if you’re in the shower for half an hour, what are you actually doing in there? are you okay?” to which I responded: if I’m in the shower for that long, I’m probably asking myself the same question: am I okay? and if I’m not,…