At the end of last month I went on vacation to California to stay with one of my mom’s oldest friends. As luck would have it, I received a bittersweet phone call the night before the flight out, and while it didn’t ruin the excitement or hope I had for the trip – it wasn’t […]

Beginning, Faith

Finding Meaning in the Every Day

I’ve been thinking about this post for probably a year now – but that’s the funny thing about depression, grief and trauma – you can be motivated, feel creative, but be stuck. Things that took little effort – take much more effort. But you know what? Your girl is still here trying and so today […]


What I learned from Great British Bakeoff

I remember having my first panic attack in elementary school. It didn’t feel like one, I didn’t know what it was but looking back now I know that this was the beginning of my mental health journey.

Community, Faith, Mental Health

The Lord and Lexapro

I worried that people would be disappointed in me, I worried that no one would care what I did any more because I wasn’t actively volunteering, I worried that I would lose my purpose and drift through Sundays. There were a lot of feelings I had. And yet, officially on April 27th I cut my rope. It wasn’t this heroic thing. It was more like, God, I don’t feel like I have it in me to continue in this capacity any more.

Beginning, Jesus


German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, TooI read the above article a few months ago now, and knew I wanted to post it here.If you’re new here, you’ll start to realize that I love random stuff like this. Whether it’s an article, a movie, a dream, something someone said, I feel like […]