Many Happy Returns

My journey is not only about surviving the challenges of mental health, but many physical ills as well … now I’m measuring it up with the future I dreamed in my youth.

Mission Adventure Quest: Health….

I’ve sat down to write a post at least 17 times this month. It’s not that I didn’t have an idea of what I wanted to discuss, nor lack of ambition and motivation to write.
I was busy jogging… and manic.

Hope In My Scars

How hope and purpose have grown out of despair, anxiety, and even self harm.

A Smoldering Wick

Anxiety, worry, and an overwhelming response when my faith feels like it’s fading…

Telling My Story

How I remember all this stuff, why I wrote it down, and what I hope it shares.

When I Almost Wasn’t

About two times I should have ended, how I survived, and now living to tell the tale.

The Monster: Part Two

After writing my previous blog, The Monster, I felt a very heavy conviction that I needed to take more proactive steps toward healing the residual effects of my addiction and the events that led up to it.
So I am.

The Monster

Bipolar, Addiction, and “Every Man’s Battle” – one girl’s struggle with monsters under her bed… because girls have X-rated feelings too.


How a bus crash in Mexico caused the worst emotional crash ever… and ultimately saved my life.

All of Me

How my medical identification tried to sabotage my love life