#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

Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy: Home Stretch

Phew. I made it guys. I lived. I survived tonsillectomy 2015. Sunday night I saw no light at the end of the tunnel, but now I am here. I definitely wouldn't have made it through this without the help of all my family. Especially my mother & grandpa. They're seriously heroes. On Monday I switched… Continue reading Tonsillectomy: Home Stretch

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

Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy: Day 2 – 4

Everyone that I talked to before getting my tonsils out told me that it was the worst surgery they had ever had.. & now I'm starting to believe them. My mom's friend said she would rather deliver 10 babies without pain medication than to ever go through a tonsillectomy ever again. I've never given birth,… Continue reading Tonsillectomy: Day 2 – 4

Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy: Surgery Day

DAY OF SURGERY: I have had a lot of time on my hands the past few days & I just recently (thanks to my mom) found blogs on here about people's tonsillectomy experiences. Is it weird that reading other people's horror stories help make me feel better? I sure hope not. Anywho, this blog is… Continue reading Tonsillectomy: Surgery Day