#AshlynInProgress, Rants & Raves

Past Eight: Rediscovering Ashlyn / Part Two

"MAYBE THE JOURNEY ISN'T SO MUCH ABOUT BECOMING ANYTHING. MAYBE IT IS ABOUT UNBECOMING EVERYTHING THAT ISN'T REALLY YOU SO YOU CAN BE WHO YOU WERE MEANT TO BE IN THE FIRST PLACE." I have a really frustrating capability to love others more than I love my own self. This capability can be overwhelming and… Continue reading Past Eight: Rediscovering Ashlyn / Part Two

#AshlynInProgress, Rants & Raves

Past Eight: Rediscovering Ashlyn / Part One

I've had a lot of people reach out to me over the past eight months asking when my next blog update would be, if I would blog about the break up, my new life, or the challenges I faced over the past few months.  I decided to wait until I found the right words to… Continue reading Past Eight: Rediscovering Ashlyn / Part One

#AshlynInProgress, Dear Whoever, Rants & Raves

Depression: It Just Ain’t Cute. 

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. 

Love Is My Religion, Rants & Raves

Ridiculous Relationship Goals

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

Love Is My Religion, Rants & Raves

I am not dating a racial slur.

I work as a waitress. Last night I had a table of about 6 extremely drunk guys come in. Although they were not my table, every time I would walk by them to fill someone's drink (They were sitting in a table right next to our pop machine) they would cat call me. I started… Continue reading I am not dating a racial slur.