#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

Dear Whoever, Love Is My Religion, Rants & Raves

I Met A Homeless Man Today

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

Dear Whoever, Rants & Raves

If You Loved Me Like You Love Alcohol

*****ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY OTHER BLOG SITE, BUT IT WON'T LET ME REBLOG IT ONTO THIS ONE***** Dear Father, If you loved me like you loved alcohol then I would be the first thought on your brain in the morning. You would wake up and instead of grabbing a beer, you would grab your phone… Continue reading If You Loved Me Like You Love Alcohol

Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy: Day 5 – 7

*insert random cuss words here* The past few days have been absolutely AWFUL. So awful that on several different occasions I was considering how much it would cost to hire a hit man to come and finish me off. (Keep in mind I was also on narcotic pain meds & they make you have some… Continue reading Tonsillectomy: Day 5 – 7

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?

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.