In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month here is some information. 1 in 3 women have been physically abused by a current or former partner. 1 in 7 women have been injured by an intimate partner.
I have not gone through nearly as much as some women, but for me, my story has affected me tremendously and made me the person I am today. Today I am 28 years old, married to the love of my life, and have two beautiful children. We are in a good place in our life, … Continue reading My Story- Real Life Woman
I always had friends in school, most came and went like the seasons. One year "Rebecca" would be my best friend, and the next year she was hanging with a different group and we never spoke again. It wasn't until my junior year that I finally found my bestie. "Laura" and I had known each … Continue reading Saying Goodbye
September 2015 I went in to have a routine Tubal Ligation after having my second child. It was a surgery I was not sure I really wanted, but I gave into the peer pressure of those around me saying it was a good idea. I gave in with the basic knowledge that it had the … Continue reading My Body Robbed
I have been making changes in my life, changes to find myself again. I am happy with my life overall, but there are things I gave up to have kids early. Things I did not get to experience. I am overjoyed to be a mother, I am loving being a wife, but I also have … Continue reading Personal Bucket List
From as long as I can remember, I have been the worst critic of myself. I look in the mirror and see the flaws, the imperfections. My husband will say how beautiful I look in a new shirt, and once he turns a way I roll my eyes and grab ahold of my fat. I … Continue reading Being A Self-Critic is the WORST
I have been told many things about myself. Someone else always seems like they have an opinion on me. I've been called ugly, fat, funny, weird, cute, beautiful, loving, bitchy, sarcastic, smart, the list goes on and on. Even if some are said in a joking manner, after a while you start to believe those … Continue reading Be Unapologetically you!
"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything" - George Bernard Shaw How many of us wake up every day and immediate think of negatives and complaints. I know I used to! I'd wake up and think how irritated I was that I had to get up and … Continue reading Positively Me