Category Archives: insecurities

The Dos and Don’ts of Talking to Disabled People

Upon first glance, people don’t often know that I have a disability. I “look” normal. A closer glance would reveal the odd quirks and features of my body. The way my arms and legs curve, the scars scattered across my … Continue reading

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When It’s Quiet

It’s a strange thing, feeling this divided. Split in two…incomplete. For the most part, I can shuffle through my daily tasks and to-do list. It’s the quiet moments that it catches me, that feeling of being divided. Almost like feeling … Continue reading

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Reservations About Solo Parenting

There are two days until Matt leaves for a month. I can’t express how much I’m going to miss his company, his presence in the house we share. I can’t express how much I am going to miss having his … Continue reading

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The Pressure to “Do It All”

Motherhood means something different for every mother, but I think we all can agree on one thing…there is a tremendous amount of pressure in motherhood. Pressure to do things just right so you won’t end up damaging the innocent little … Continue reading

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Sometimes; I feel ugly.

Sometimes, when I am frustrated with myself, I want to peel my skin off so I can start anew. Sometimes, I say things that are ugly…things that make me feel ugly, because I am sore, stressed, frustrated and anxious. Ugly … Continue reading

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Heavy Fog

The fog rolls in. It’s thick, it’s heavy. I can scarcely breathe. It presses down on me, crushing my rib cage and compressing my lungs. It’s the fog of pain, and maybe depression too. It blinds me so I cannot … Continue reading

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Resilience, Perseverance

People love to talk about me…and I don’t know why, but the things I do (or don’t do) really interest them. I guess I’m a big deal (although I don’t really know why). I’m a sensitive person. It’s not that … Continue reading

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