It has been a very long time since I’ve written to you friends! A lot has changed in my world and I’m eager/scared to get back into posting regularly. Eager because sharing and communicating with you really lights me up; scared because I’m trying to push my personal boundaries and get uncomfortable, which putting myself “out there” more intimately definitely makes me. Cheers to facing fears!
It’s been a good two years since I wrote for this blog. (Alyssa has been rocking it for us in the meantime!) I felt like a failure when, after preaching how to conquer mental illness, it consumed me wholly and completely, dragging me down to its depths. Time off work and medication didn’t do the trick, the exhaustion overpowered my will and desire to pursue healing, and I gave in to the darkness, settling in defeated. I felt like I’d failed myself and the people I was hoping to inspire.
But hindsight is seriously 20/20 guys! Skip over a very rough pregnancy, a preemie baby, 11 months of sleep deprivation, and 3 months of crawling back to sanity and here we are now.
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