I've been struggling with depression since 2008 when I first got diagnosed as clinically depressed. Since 2008, I have had to fight mental battles and mentally trek through war zones within my own mind. I've mastered "depression boot camps" full of counseling, group therapy, and self-love activities. I've survived mental war zones that left me… Continue reading Depression: It Just Ain’t Cute.
Put into a position I never predicted, The Lord called and said it was time for my visions to be shifted. On the run with no place to reside, You got me out in the open with no where to hide. Contemplating on reverting back to my old ways, Sending my prayers up to God… Continue reading Novaturient
I know a lot of you on my timeline will say to "stop looking at this." Or "stop sharing such evil and heartbreaking things." But I am here to remind you all that just because you scroll past these things or choose to ignore them does not mean that they do not happen. This is… Continue reading Little Omran.
Was it I who fooled myself, or was it I who was fooled by someone else? At this point it’s hard to tell which one is the answer. Blurred vision from years of love has left me here to sit and wonder… Source: The Heavens Must Hate Me
What kind of title is that? Read on to find out... So if you know me, you know how awkward I can be... At everything. I should just have awko taco stamped on my forehead. Today is a prime example of how "adulting" is going in the "awkward Ashlyn" world. Yesterday I noticed that… Continue reading I Should Have Just Painted My Toenails.
Life as a college student can be tricky and stressful. I often find myself feeling trapped and questioning my future. Am I making the right choices? Taking the right classes? Is this the right major for me? Am I spending my time wisely? Where are my priorities? Whenever I feel overwhelmed I like to look… Continue reading Plans Far Greater Than Our Own.
I remember sitting in Mrs. Roberts Spanish class during fourth hour my Sophomore year of high school. It was the day that my mom and stepdad were finding out the gender of their first baby together. As soon as the class bell rang I heard my name being called over the intercom to come… Continue reading Age Gaps.
Another one of my rants too long for a Facebook post. ** my laptop is broken & I am typing this from my phone. Please ignore any errors as I try to correct them! ** Please keep in mind that what is stated below is strictly my opinion. Feel free to disagree with it. Feel… Continue reading So You Want To Call Yourself A Christian, But You’re Against Gay Marriage.
It seems as though every time I log onto Facebook, twitter, and instagram I am flooded with "relationship goals." I will admit that I usually open the articles & read through them (but not without at least four eye rolls and five sighs). I will also admit... that I have let those "relationship goals" effect… Continue reading Ridiculous Relationship Goals
I met a homeless man today. I was coming out of the DAV with my friend Charith. We were so excited to find a bargain on some really good books. We came out laughing and as I went to unlock my slugbug, a man approached me. "Could you help me buy a sandwich?" I looked… Continue reading I Met A Homeless Man Today