#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. 

#AshlynInProgress, Love Is My Religion, Poetry, Rants & Raves

Novaturient 

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 

Rants & Raves

Are you alive or just breathing?

I stumbled across this quote the other day & it really stuck with me. Lately I have been going through life "just breathing" and not actually being "alive." I get so caught up in my day to day routine. School, work, homework, sleep, try to eat somewhere in between all of that, add in some… Continue reading Are you alive or just breathing?

Recipes

Green Tea Frappe

If you have ever tried Starbucks's Green Tea Frappe then you're probably just as hooked as I am! Even though the frappe's are extremely good and completely addicting.. They're expensive. I don't have 6 bucks to dish out several times a week on a frappe that takes me 30 minutes max to drink. So it… Continue reading Green Tea Frappe

Rants & Raves, Uncategorized

“Don’t let stupid little things break your happiness”

I'm seeing lots of broken people on my blogs time line this morning. Granted, I do follow some severe tags such as suicide, depression, & self-harm. I follow these tags on purpose though and check them both in the morning and at night so that I can share some of my light with those who… Continue reading “Don’t let stupid little things break your happiness”

Rants & Raves, Uncategorized

Shedding the light onto self-harm.

Well, I have probably started this blog about 15 times now and still can't seem to figure out how it is that I want to go about this. I want to share my story, but I also don't want people to judge me. I want to help people and shine some light where there is… Continue reading Shedding the light onto self-harm.