The Rise

Locked and Loaded

I have a lot to be grateful for. I have many blessings and I am not blind to them. I am humbled and thankful for these very things. AND I want to acknowledge that it is OKAY to acknowledge the hard in your life, your struggles, your pain, your hurt. It does not make you …

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Anxiety Armor

I honestly don’t ever remember living without anxiety. I had night terrors as a child. My mom called me an “awfulizer” growing up because even then my catastrophic thinking was ingrained in me. Two years ago I started with a new therapist because I needed more help in handling the trauma of losing Jake violently. …

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