This Is Me….

Thirty-six years old and celebrating reaching 1000 followers of my stories. As a storyteller and an artist, I was born with a desire for an audience. I was that little girl that was constantly muttering “watch me,” to whomever would watch. I have grown into a woman who intrinsically desires to share her own human…

Suicide Runs In My Blood (And Why I Am Celebrating Mental Health)

Suicide runs in my blood. My mother was 16 when her mother (my biological grandmother) committed suicide. She left behind five children whom all went on to inherit various forms of the band of illnesses categorized under the umbrella “mental illness.” My poor mother was left with the worst of the conditions – a special…