Actively Overcoming

Shame. Withdrawn. Suicidal Ideation. Depression. Tears. Fear. Hopelessness. Negative Self Image. Failure. Trapped. Worthless. Withdrawn. Complacent. Thank God I don’t look like what I’ve been through. In this picture, you see someone ACTIVELY overcoming. You see someone who’s trying to choose daily to transform her thoughts into focusing on the positive (because there are many).Continue reading “Actively Overcoming”

What I Wish I Knew About de-PRESS-i-ON

Imagine that the sun is shining bright, and you are sitting outside in the middle of an open field. In the distance, you see Parents sitting on the porch watching their children running around playing outside. A savory aroma catches your nose, causing you to turn in another direction just enough to locate the smokeContinue reading “What I Wish I Knew About de-PRESS-i-ON”

Affirmation: I Am the Catalyst in My Life

What am I afraid of? Regret, waking up one day and realizing that life has passed me by, and I didn’t do any of the things I said I wanted to. That’s what moves me, that thought inspires me to try. I did not always feel this way. One day I woke up and wentContinue reading “Affirmation: I Am the Catalyst in My Life”

Views from Beech Mountain

“Next thing you know my skis had a mind of their own and in full Pizza mode in my amateur attempt to stop they took off full speed without warning down the slope with me attached to them. My friend tries to grab me back by the hood of my jacket, but it’s to late my plummet to death has begun.”