LOVE yourself first! I have been learning what that means for me and practicing implementing loving myself first all over my life. I developed this concept for myself after combining all of the information I had gathered about my complex conditions and really boiled it down with some solid ocd overthinking- and unlimited access to … Continue reading LOVE Yourself First! Vlog #2
There’s this misconception in my life that somehow I am not as sick as I say I am or something. It is interesting to interact with people and have them treat me based on how real they believe my illness is or how much my illness effects me. The assumptions that people have about me … Continue reading The gift my trauma gave me.
***this contains videos that are unedited of me experiencing and processing my medical journey. There is trauma in my medical journey. Trauma makes you feel unsafe:specific things happen to your brain when you don’t feel safe… and then if your brain has ever had “practice” not feeling safe (ie:prolonged, or unanswered trauma) your brain remembers … Continue reading Welcome to the Shitshow!
Trauma is your ultra personalized antagonist, it is the antagonist in every human life. In literally every dark corner of every single human mind… you can find some form of trauma. It might be “no big deal” but it is there chipping away at your self worth. Trauma is the aftermath of an event, a … Continue reading Trauma- Your Personalized Antagonist
That’s fine. But what is it? There are quotes and even definitions about self-care that skirt around exactly what it is, because to define it wholly would be impossible I think, and frankly people just aren’t really aware of what is good for them anymore. Who can blame them? There is no clear definition for … Continue reading Self-Care- We Suck At It!
If there is any hint of imperfection while I stare my trauma in the face, shame on me. It doesn’t matter that my life feels like it is in the balance, shame on me for showing emotion in my trepidation. It doesn’t matter that I literally have to help the medical system help me- so … Continue reading Shame on me!
I’m Human; amazingly Human. I’m a wild juxtaposition of emotions and feelings. vulnerability and courage love and hate fear and abundance strength and weakness chaos and calm I’m Human; amazingly Human. I choose to feel it all, in balance and on purpose. I’m Human; amazingly Human. I harness vulnerability and create courage. I embrace love … Continue reading Amazingly Human.
Excuses. I have some really complex ones that I have created for myself. I have built them up over time. They are a complex system of reasons why I should or shouldn’t succumb to urges for the sake of my comfort, and at the expense of my growth. Excuses. The one thing that I know … Continue reading The Death of Growth.
There is no easy way around it. There will be a gap. The gap between where you are and where you want to be. The gap between who you are and who you want to be. I had a few pretty good ideas about how I didn’t want my life to look, including what was … Continue reading Mind the gap.
UPDATE from week one. Well, shit. There were some amazing things, and some not so amazing things accomplished this week. I had really high and unrealistic expectations of myself, but that is pretty normal for me. This time I had a coach and a real solid plan that should technically work (and will work for … Continue reading So, that didn’t go as planned.
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