What Happens When You Quit Your Job!

What happens when you quit your job? Well let me tell you…. Today I did something really big for me. It was difficult, but felt necessary for the moment if not permanently. I feel like I let a lot of people down and I probably did, but I needed to do it for my mental and physical health. Who knows if it will fix anything, but I had to try it out. Three years ago-ish,…

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What It’s Like to Struggle With Food

I have been feeling pretty good for a few weeks. I can’t say that anything has changed though. I am still overweight…obese by medical standards…still eating unhealthily quite regularly, still not working out regularly. I have not been using my happy light much as there has been enough light coming in the window of my cubicle. Despite the dumpsters and razor wire, I try to be thankful I have a window at all.   I…

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You Can Recover From Abusive Relationships

I want to tell my story to give hope. I feel like many people look at me and see a strong and independent woman who is assertive and blunt. So how did someone like me go through something like this? It can happen to anyone. And you can recover from it. I am not a meek and scared person because of it. Sure, I have an overdramatic startle response and some insecurities, but over all…

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Why I Stayed in an Abusive Relationship

I haven’t written in a while. I keep wondering if that is because the last time I left off was teetering on some deep shit. Am I ready for that? Am I hiding from it? Or maybe I just needed a mental break because that was hard enough to talk about. This is always a difficult topic for people to understand even for those who’ve gone through it. I want to try and help people…

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