Fire and Ice

I am finally at a place in my life when I feel like I got it. Go ahead, throw it at me. My shields are strong. The flames from the past are distinguished; the scars help me remember that I am a fighter. I have battled and I have won. I know contentment, confidence, and … Continue reading Fire and Ice

A Tiger in Disguise

I am a woman, mother, wife, friend and daughter. Most importantly, I am a fighter. Most of my life has been spent in a state of constant survival mode, and I’m winning. As a child, I learned to hide, be quiet, not to make waves. The consequences of being seen or heard were terrifying. The … Continue reading A Tiger in Disguise

Notes From one Human to Another

I started thinking about what people with mental illness and chronic disease would want you, the people without mental illness and chronic disease, to know…. But, I don’t know what others want you to know. All I know is that this is what I wish you knew about MY mental illness and chronic disease. This … Continue reading Notes From one Human to Another