Tap, tap, tap The sound of my anxiety My hand against the table ‘Cause life is overwhelming me Tap, tap, tap The beat goes on As agony grows strong Tap, tap, tap You wouldn’t even know ‘Cause the second it’s over I jump back into the show Tap, tap, tap Let you see a side of … Continue reading Tap, tap, tap
I woke up this morning with a heavy heart. So heavy in fact it was hard to get out of bed. I just wanted to curl up under the covers, close my eyes and lay there until all the heaviness went away. But that’s not how things work, is it? Action is the process of … Continue reading Are you choosing action?
Last Saturday I hosted my very first Reflection Connection Sisterhood gathering and it was sensational! First and foremost I’d like to thank the lovely ladies who came and celebrated sisterhood with me. Without each of you, this event could not have been possible. Reflection Connection is about inspiring women to shift the way we speak … Continue reading Reflection Connection 2018
April 19th marks the anniversary of the last time I planned to commit suicide. It's been ten years since then. Today I'd like to share something I've spoken about before with the hope that it reaches the person who needs it today... For far too long I sought the approval of others and set my … Continue reading Brighter Than The Darkness
I've cried I've prayed I've tried Yet nothing's changed All the pain still feels the same Are you happy God? Are you entertained? Feels like I'm about to burst Might be better to become one with the earth They say we're born to die And I've tried three times Yet death I cannot seem to … Continue reading Secrets of a Sinner
6:59am It was cold. The sun was shining but the temperature was below freezing. The little black alarm is buzzing, the sound echoing throughout the room. The blankets begin to move, an arm stretching towards the nightstand, knocking over the empty glass before hitting the snooze button. It was time to wake up, time to … Continue reading The Green Sweater
Areas on a surface, unlike its surroundings. Lesions left on one’s body where a wound occurred and fibrous connective tissue has now formed. A visible stain. These marks are known as scars. Most scars are spotted almost effortlessly. Most. There are also scars you can’t see. Are those also spotted almost effortlessly? No. It took … Continue reading If Only
There's a place I know I once called it home It's supposed to be a safe space Yet predators freely roam Watching, waiting, planning their next attack Throwing people into pits Amused as they try to climb back Laughing as they stumble Cheering when they crack Offering a helping hand But only to push them … Continue reading Predators and Prey
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People are never who they appear to be We all wear masks to show who we want others to see But in doing so we lose ourselves unknowingly We take a mask and place it on our face Allowing ourselves to enter into a new state For each person in our view we shape and … Continue reading The Mask