Musings

How Internal Family Systems Helped Me Heal

A brave friend of mine inspired me recently. By talking about mental health more openly, he’s been trying to remove the stigma surrounding it. His vulnerability made me realize how I could also help people by sharing my own experiences with this subject. My life has not been all sunshine…

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Musings

Learning to Love Your Squish

I’ve lost a third of my body weight in the last 10 years. Given how many people struggle with being overweight, it’s easy to read that sentence and think, “good for you!” And it is good for me…mostly. I was technically overweight when I first started out, and now I’m…

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Raw and Unfiltered

I Am Still That Little Girl

I feel like I am slowly uncovering the dark jewel that is my underlying sense of self…that self that knows she’s a bad person. I never saw it before, didn’t even know it was there. But now it’s finally come to the surface because I’ve finally decoupled my accomplishments from…

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