Addiction, Family, Spirituality

Another Year Gone

Dear Danielle, I thought that as the years went by, it would get easier. I mistakenly thought that today would just be another day. When Tyler asked me yesterday how I was doing, knowing your birthday was today, I shrugged, said I felt fine. Today would have been your 37th birthday. This afternoon, like every… Continue reading Another Year Gone

Three Little Girls
Addiction, Anxiety, Family, Relationships

Meet Danielle

Danielle is colorful. She's vibrant. She's energetic, and she's loud AF. You hear her long before you see her - or at least you used to. Colorful. Vibrant. Energetic. And loud AF. 📷: @recovering_addict_db Danielle is my only cousin on my dad's side, daughter of my dad's sister. Part Puerto Rican, half black, and a… Continue reading Meet Danielle

Anxiety, Family, Relationships

When Exhaustion Meets Anxiety

Tyler and I both suffer from anxiety – his typically worse than mine because it’s coupled with severe depression. For the most part, I am usually understanding, patient, comforting, and encouraging. And then there are the times when I am not any of those things.  Like today. When my exhaustion met his anxiety. That’s where… Continue reading When Exhaustion Meets Anxiety