Guys! I should not be having an anxiety attack the first week of summer classes! I am so stressed out and overwhelmed! I am taking 4 classes for the first time ever, as a mother of 2 and it is intense. I’m only doing this because if I take 4 now and 4 in the… Continue reading School & Anxiety
Words of Wisdom
“We’re not crazy or wrong...we’re just dealing [with life]”. “We can’t change people or control how they act, we can only control ourselves” Two of my sisters said this to me when I was expressing how I’ve been feeling and it helped me to feel better. Having my emotions validated are so important for me… Continue reading Words of Wisdom
The mind is a vessel that travels deep into the oceans of the unknown Into the depths of darkness and uncertainty that we try to steer clear of Thoughts, conscious or not, spiral out of control as we fight to stay afloat -Jen, xo
Why Am I Feeling This Way?
Goodness, I am feeling so much anxiety right now. My chest hurts, heart pounding and I feel like crying. Why? That’s just it...I’m not too sure. Maybe it’s my mensuration that decided to finally show itself, or just one of those days where I think I’m good, just to end up feeling like I do… Continue reading Why Am I Feeling This Way?
You Are More Than…
Remember that your life trauma, mental illness or past mistakes do not have to define you. Remember that you are so much more! You are a fighter, Loveable, Strong, Human! We all make mistakes. We all fall down sometimes and so many of us deal with terrible things in this life. But please remember that… Continue reading You Are More Than…
Happy 21st Birthday Baby Brother
Over the years I’ve wondered what you would look like as a grown man Would you be tall like Val, or short like mom? Would you have facial hair or be clean shaven? Would you walk with a bounce or a strut? Would you be serious or goofy? Would you always try to protect your… Continue reading Happy 21st Birthday Baby Brother
Why is it that I let people’s actions or inactions bother me so much? I need to learn that others aren’t as considerate of my feelings, the way I am of theirs. Yes I know we all live busy lives, yet certain people have no problem at all in keeping in touch with one another...… Continue reading Just Thinking…
Feeling Heartbroken & Exhausted
It’s hard to explain the pain I feel, but I sit here crying because this world has me exhausted. I think of my nieces and nephews, my babies. I think of their beautiful brown skin possibly being the reason they are harmed one day. I think of the hatred that is so easily spewed towards… Continue reading Feeling Heartbroken & Exhausted
Please remember that you are still here.No matter how difficult the journey has been, you are here; You are breathing.You have made it another day to tell your story.You are stronger than you even realize.You are a survivor! -Jen, xo