Ripple Effect of PTSD and Mental Illness

I wrote this about a week ago after a visit from my parents. My PTSD was triggered significantly after only seeing them briefly, but I made it through once again. … Continue reading Ripple Effect of PTSD and Mental Illness

The Things I would Have Missed

I am a suicide attempt survivor and because of that I will never be the same again. On February 17, 2018 I should have died. On that day I should … Continue reading The Things I would Have Missed

The School of Hard Knocks Opens the Door to Recovery

If you have been following my blog or story for a while and are familiar with my story, I apologize that some of this post repeats my story and journey. … Continue reading The School of Hard Knocks Opens the Door to Recovery

I Can See Jesus Through the Beautiful Scars You Wear

***Possible Trigger Warning*** This post contains content about cutting and self-harm. When I woke up this morning, I lifted the blankets off me and swung my legs around and off … Continue reading I Can See Jesus Through the Beautiful Scars You Wear

Taylor’s Interview Feature

Many of us in the mental illness community can trace our “story” from the very beginnings, and many stories start when we were teenagers. In my own experience when I … Continue reading Taylor’s Interview Feature