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!…

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…

my 5 self-care hacks

“My life is about to be incredibly blissful, the great thing is that I AM in control of that” get your own set of Confidence Stack & Anxiety Stack 1. date yourself I’m telling yall, there is no happiness that compares to what you feel when you date yourself. take yourself to lunch or dinner….

a self love letter to the parents

dear parental units, parenting is fucking hard! whether you’re doing it by yourself or have a village behind you, 99% of the time we are wholly and fully responsible for the well-being of little humans. it’s completely up to us to raise the ‘perfect’ little person. someone who contributes positively to society and spreads light…

entry #18

dear depression diary, sorry for my absence, a full course load is seriously kicking my ass – but I’m determined to graduate next summer so ya girl is putting in that WERK. I had a few minutes to spare in between assignments so I thought I’d do a quick update on my mental, physical and…

entry #17

dear depression diary, this entry is long overdue. admittedly, I think I’ve started three or four ‘entry #17′ and never finished or posted a single one. this summer was a difficult one, filled with so many setbacks and heartbreaks that it was hard to talk about. shit, I’m still coping from my losses and haven’t…

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…