My Experience With Depression

May is mental health awareness month. I was not going to speak on this topic because I did an interview last year and it was a very good interview and, I thought I said all that was needed to be said I was very vulnerable.  I wasn't really feeling like going that deep again but, when God wakes you up in the middle of the night and tells you, it's time to share again, well, here I am again going deep. Depression is a very real thing, you would not believe the number of people who suffer in silence, because of the negative connotation associated with mental illness[...]



Have you ever found yourself in a bad situation that was completely out of your control, and ask the question, why is this happening to me? Then thinking, I must have done something wrong. At the same time not being able to think of anything that could have warranted this type of punishment. Let me, be the first to raise my hand, when I was a child my life was everything one would classify as a great childhood until the age of nine years old. For one decade unimaginable  things happened, things I never wanted to talk about, things that would change the course of[...]


Let’s Go On A Date

Date day/night is a very important part of a healthy marriage, it keeps couples connected during the stresses of life. When we get married then soon after have children, the days just start to all run together. The conversations start to become about work, children, and bills. If all of us veteran married folks are honest we would have to admit, after about the first year or so that's what it was about. Some of us probably said after a couple more years, is this what I signed up for, this is not what I thought marriage was about. Well, that is what it's about if y[...]


Happy Anniversary

My husband and I will celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary this week, when I say I don't know where the time went it's true. I'm not saying that the road has been easy if you've been reading my blog you know it's been quite the opposite. It's been filled with more ups and downs than I could have ever imagined. From the beginning learning how to get along with each other, living in the same quarters everyday. Two people from completely different backgrounds coming together to accomplish the same goals is quite a challenge. The first few years was a lot of[...]