Abuse, Identity, Life, Personal Growth

Who I Am

Who was I? For a long time, I based my identity on my past and my circumstances. When I thought about who I was, it was so clear to me... I was a victim of sexual abuse. I believed I was broken and forever damaged. I was nothing more than a ragdoll for someone else's pleasure.… Continue reading Who I Am

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College, Humor, University of Oklahoma

Senior Year: Myths vs. Realities

Myth: You're a senior so you obviously have your whole life planned out, including but not limited to: where you'll be working, who you're marrying, how many kids you'll have, etc. Reality: You're a senior, so getting out of bed is a humongous accomplishment. Everything after that is an added bonus. Myth: You'll be great… Continue reading Senior Year: Myths vs. Realities

Sunday Reflections

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS

Things I Learned: 1. Take your vitamins (preferably the chewable ones). 🙂 2. Passport pictures are worse than driver's license pictures. 3. Don't take anything, or anyone, for granted. 4. You're not getting any younger. 5. Perspective is a beautiful thing. 6. Everyone has stress and it manifests in different ways. 7. It's never too… Continue reading SUNDAY REFLECTIONS

Advice, Body Image, Identity, Personal Growth, University of Oklahoma

Dear Younger Me

I know you probably won't want to read this. You would rather be doodling, taking a drive with nowhere to be to clear your head, or doing anything but taking advice from me. But if I could go back and give you some advice in hopes of making anything easier for you, it would be… Continue reading Dear Younger Me

Dating & Marriage, Family & Relationships

Things I Want Him to Know, Wherever He Is

I gave God the pen to write my love story... I know God has made someone special for me and I trust that He will bring him to me at the right time. I don't know him yet, but I know he's out there. And wherever he is, I want him to know these things: That I go for… Continue reading Things I Want Him to Know, Wherever He Is