• Jill

    Bad things happen to good people and it SUCKS

    I have never been one to share my life on social media. I struggle even sharing the good, but for sure I don’t share the bad. I don’t want pity and I don’t want people to feel sorry for me. However, if by sharing my story it can help even ONE person, then it will be worth coming out of my comfort zone. This is a brief summary of some of the struggles I have had in my life. I probably could have written a book, but I will give you the short version! I feel like I’m about to address a support group: My name is Jill. I have…

  • Charlotte

    Saving Yourself: In Trauma

    I Can’t, I Just Can’t… One bag of peanut M&Ms, a large Diet Coke, half a bag of chips and salsa, a handful of ibuprofen, and I think we hit about 8:15 AM! Waaaaaaahhhhh, I can’t, I just can’t today. Floor covered in broken, stomped on, and more than likely half chewed cereal, spilled juice that’s starting to turn into sweet glue, a smell that seems to be radiating from my unclean body, and a toddler who is 3 hours late for his nap! I can’t, I just can’t today.   If your days are just as hectic and crazy and disheartening and painful then maybe you can relate to…

  • Sunny

    it isn’t a fairytale

    Once upon a time, in a land far far away (in her mind), lived a mom. She sat at her computer reaching for a connection. This connection provided for her over and over again. It was an energy all consuming. She has felt it her whole life. This energy would roll out of her heart, into her fingertips and onto the pages before her. The words would flow like water down a stream and there was always more than enough. Today, she begs for it to find her…waiting. Nothing comes. She searches for the water and there is none. She is parched. The words aren’t flowing. There isn’t any reserve…