July 15, 2018 would have been my grandma's 96th birthday. She passed away early last November, leaving me with the most unimaginable grief. I decided to dedicate this blog to her, to grief, and to the importance of self-care in the grieving process. 256 days ago, around 3AM on November 3, 2017, I kissed my … Continue reading Carry On
“F-E-A-R has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything and Run,’ or, ‘Face Everything and Rise.’ The choice is yours.” -Zig Ziglar Hey everyone. Sorry that it’s been awhile. I’ve been working on some new material while simultaneously working through some personal issues. It’s been a rough few weeks of trying to find myself and try to hold … Continue reading F. E. A. R.
I have jokingly referred to myself as a marvel to modern medicine on more than one occasion. Those who’ve had the pleasure of being around me the last few years can definitely attest to this. I have been diagnosed with a slew of issues, most which aren’t very troublesome, but definitely annoying. Just off the … Continue reading Fix My Eyes
The word “invictus,” by definition, is a Latin adjective, meaning “unconquered, unsubdued, and invincible.” There is a poem, written by William Ernest Henley, which goes by this same name. It has been a guide in my life for many years now and has been one of the most influential pieces of poetry that I have … Continue reading Invictus
As a teenager, I was quite awkward. I was way too obsessed about how people saw me. I always felt like my peers were judging me on my appearance, which isn't a rarity in the world of teenagers. Hey, I know, kids can be cruel at that age. My experience was no different. I was … Continue reading You Belong!