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Category Archives: Lovely Like Me

    I quickened my pace as I walked home from high school. With each step closer to my apartment, I felt my locked jaw tighten and my muscles ache but my face remained expressionless. I just needed to get inside and close the door behind me. As soon as I did, I collapsed upon […]

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There’s so much shame attached to depression and anxiety. Why is that? Why do I feel guilt because I have flaws? Shame is the emotion that eats at your soul. After dealing with postpartum depression for what seemed like a terribly long time (I know so many that deal with it much longer), there’s a […]

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We’ve all heard the saying live like you are dying, and as cliché as it sounds, I did not start living until I was told that death was imminent. But I am getting ahead of myself… My childhood seemed perfect, especially to the outsider looking in. I had an older brother who doubled as my […]

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