A Trip Fueled By Grief.

I want to take a moment to talk about something that has been getting heavier and heavier for me to carry around; my grief. I’ve dreamed of being a new parent most of my life, but never expected it to go this way. Now, I’m not talking about things not going the way I thought…

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Hi, I’m Glad You’re Here.

For years and years I’ve wanted to utilize a blog as a form of healing but also, a way of creating connection through sharing challenges and joining each other in our joys. One thing or another has held me back though, just as something held me back from writing twice this past week. Now, instead…

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How Medication Saved Mine, and My Babies Life

Content ⚠️: Talk of Postpartum psychosis, suicide ideation.   For years and years I’ve rejected medication out of fear. I know, I know what you are probably thinking. I’m a recovering addict who used to smoke meth and I’m afraid of putting legal medications into my system?! At least, this is what I would have…

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Help: Shifting it from Shame to Responsibility

What I’ve found is, that being a parent changes absolutely everything. I knew this at some level, but experiencing in it life is far different than acknowledging it on a logical level. I know, you’re probably like, “duh, Danny.” But hear me out. You see, sometimes I get stuck, and maybe you do too? What…

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I’m here, but I’m broken.

I’m alive, but I’m unwell. I’m sober, but I’m suffering.   Baby, is safe with someone else.   I’m standing, but I’m shaking. I’m swimming, but still sinking.   Baby, is safe with someone else.   I’m lost, within the fog. I’m not me, I don’t know where I’ve gone.   Baby, is safe with…

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Thoughts About Pride Month

I want to take a moment and spend some time talking about Pride month because I haven’t really yet, and I want to speak to why that is.  I want to address some of the feelings that I’m having around Pride again this year and how they’re some of the same feelings I’ve felt over…

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Starting from the Beginning

I’ve wanted to start writing as a way of documenting my experiences for almost a decade now. But I’ve always struggled with self-sabotaging and shame that has tried to keep me silent, and unseen beyond the portrait that I portrayed of myself. I was always looking in the past for a starting point or trying…

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