8 years old

I sit here at work, I'm a nurse and mainly work night shifts so I can be home during the day with my children, I've  noticed  I haven't wrote in a while. I've been battling my depression this week and my panic attacks hit me bad on Monday. Some times I wonder why I don't…

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The old lady

A pattern started to emmerge in my life.... Mom and Dad got high (my mother told me later in life that it was coke they were addicted to), me and my sisters were left alone for days, my parents ran out of money, we became homeless, we moved cities, and repeat. It was a cycle…

Realization

Today marks my birthday. Something I've never looked forward to, just another day in my books. My children now get up in the morning, wish me a Happy Birthday Mommy! That is the highlight of my birthday. To look into my children's eyes and see their love is something that I sometimes wonder why I'm…

Journey begins

Today is the day for me to start to heal. To start to piece together the parts of my life that have made me who I am. I am a mother of three wonderful children, I'm a nurse with a healing smile, I'm a lover, I am confused, I am me and this is what…