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
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
Ugh my heart! My soul cries for the families that have lost their loved ones due to fear of nothing more than the color of their skin. I pray God watch over my beautiful/handsome nieces and nephews who also live in that skin. I pray God reminds them how beautiful of a person they are;… Continue reading Before You Call the Cops
The amount of anxiety I have today and that i've had for the past couple of days, is insane. I cannot get myself off of mindless social media scrolling. I cannot find the energy to go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. I have a headache, my mind is racing and I feel alone. I… Continue reading I’m Having a Hard Time Today
I saw this post and I have to admit I gave a hard time with each and every one of these. I always feel like someone is mad at me, or gossiping about me. I have to learn to realize everyone has their own life and is focused on themselves and not me or analyzing… Continue reading Hard To Swallow Pills
Guys, I'm feeling so anxious today. My heart is pounding, Arms are tingling, Eyes feel so heavy, I want to sleep. I'm Nauseous and my mind won't shut up! The amount of thoughts circling my mind are exhausting. ...I'm tired of wondering if family and friends care. Am I bothering them by calling or texting?… Continue reading I’m so Over this Anxiety
You ever have those days where you wake up really happy and in a good mood, You're ready to take on the day and the moment you step outside you're hit with extreme anxiety? You sit there wondering what happened, Why am I sitting here with this palpable sadness? I was fine just a… Continue reading Inconsistant Emotions
How do you leave things in the past? Words spoken, feelings broken How do you forget the emotion behind their words? Heart aching, hands shaking The animosity? The name calling? Tears flowing, the insecurities and not knowing what to do How do you move on and forget the past? The anger and sadness echo through… Continue reading Do You Remember?
“Que bonita bandera…” is sung around the island, As the aromatic scents of sugar waft through the air, being inhaled by people who lie dying of starvation. Fields, once stocked with overflowing crops, Now gone and taken over by cooperate owners, Not caring how the people of Puerto Rico will find their next meal to… Continue reading Que Bonita Bandera: A Poem
So many times during my bouts of anxiety, which is often, I know that there is no reason to be worried or thinking about what I am. However, It is so difficult to stop the thoughts and emotions on the spot. It can be incredibly frustrating because many times I understand the irrationality of my… Continue reading Should We be Accepting of our Emotions?