Stigma. It Matters.

In all my years dealing with Mental Illness and Intellectual Disabilities, I have never once given up on those closest to me .. my Mother and Sister. Neither did my Father. And from a young age, it was instilled in me that when you make a promise or tell someone you love them through sickness…

Life Beyond Recovery.

 “Healers are Spiritual Warriors who have found the courage to defeat the darkness of their souls. Awakening and rising from the depths of their deepest fears, like a Phoenix rising from the ashes. Reborn with a wisdom and strength that creates a light that shines bright enough to help, encourage, and inspire others out of…

Grains of Sand.

November 2017 – Posting as a healthy reminder. “We really needn’t waste time explaining ourselves to or digging for answers in the minds of those playing in the sandbox, when our essence of truth lies on expansive beaches amongst the shifting waves and the microscopic brilliance within each grain of sand.” ~ Elizabeth I’m not…

Spic-n-Span | Poetry in Motion

As I step into this new healing venture, I am learning to be more comfortable with the fact that much of my writing is channeled. Especially pieces that make total sense, yet are profound in nature, and seem to roll right off of my tongue. There are times I go back and watch or read…

Empathy Reigns.

In real time, we met again on the flipside of recovery and for this moment forward, I remain forever grateful. Beyond grateful. Knees to the floor, grateful. In my dreams, we met outside the baseball fields where I desperately called you from a payphone and you came to pick me up, bailing me out of…