Be Bold

I have never been someone who pictured their life waking up and doing the same things over and over. Routine bores me; comfort scares me more than risk ever will. I have always wanted a fulfilling life and I am okay with the cost it comes with. I don’t want to live until I’m old […]

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Strength

September 10 – World Suicide Prevention Day   Everything has begun to pull you away, against your will. And it’s tearing you apart. Everything you once loved is being taken away, and I know you wonder if it will ever be the same. I know everything is fading, I know you think you will never […]

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Personal Growth > Professional Growth

If you asked me ten years ago what I wanted out of life I would have said, “Success”. I used to think being successful meant you were valuable so that is what I strived for, that is the path I traveled on. I think early on school sold me the idea that hard work and […]

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Hello 2019

Oh 2018, what a year it has been. 2018 was the year of learning and letting go. I am really amazed at how much I learn about myself each passing year, honestly. I will be turning 30 this year and I keep thinking, this is it. There really can’t be more. But there is always […]

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The Purpose of Life

“On the street I saw a small girl cold and shivering in a thin dress, with little hope of a decent meal. I became angry and said to God, “Why did you permit this? Why don’t you do something about it”. For a while God said nothing. That night he replied quite suddenly, “I certainly […]

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Chapter 29

This journey has been a long one. I have enjoyed so many moments along the way, But I have also lost count of the number of times I’ve wanted to go back. I am writing these words a week before my 29th birthday and with so much to say on this past year, I will […]

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When Life Tests You…

[Written April 2016] Yesterday was a really bad day. I had no energy and not even an ounce of strength left in me. When I want to explain to people what this disease feels like I tell them… Let’s say you are going for a 7km run. The beginning is all great and you feel […]

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Memories & Dreams

Everything I used to know, is now everything I no longer understand. You live and survive. And you dream of everything you have never had. You build memories your entire life. Every single moment, is a memory. Some memories come and go, without another thought. Some memories live with you forever. And some, can never […]

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Be real, not perfect

I can’t remember how many times you looked me in the eyes and asked me if I was okay. How many times I smiled back at you and responded, ‘Yes’. On the outside, I looked fine. But on the inside, the pain was burning me alive. And I wondered, if you could tell. I was […]

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To Persevere

How I have adopted is something that continues to be a work in progress. There is no formula or answer. How do you go from being afraid to persevering? My friend, I’ll tell you… When I was first diagnosed I was afraid to talk about it, afraid to communicate it to anyone. I didn’t want […]

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