My Tattoo Story

As I mentioned in my last post, I am officially a tattooed human being as of April 21 2016.

tatts update final

I’ve always loved the way tattoos look and the stories they tell.

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My Best Friend and my Mental Health — Mental Health Post #21

So no one told you life was gonna be this way, your job’s a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s D.O.A, it’s like you’re always stuck in second gear, when it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year. I’ll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour, I’ll be there for you, like I’ve been there before, I’ll be there for you, ‘cause you’re there for me too. – I’ll Be There For You by The Rembrandts (AKA: The FRIENDS theme song)

All right, so I should make the disclaimer that this post isn’t actually about FRIENDS the TV show, although I make a few references to it.

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UR Worth More — Mental Health Post #20

I dropped the ball, Friends, this post was meant for May 24th. 

Hello again Friends!

Not sure how to start this post, so I’m just going to dive right in.
My church puts on this amazing event called UR Worth More every year [You can visit their website here & check them out on Facebook, too], and the best way to describe it would probably be an anti-suicide rally, though it’s far more than that. There’s music, and someone speaks, and some of the youth do skits and it’s a ton of fun (both to attend and to participate in), but it also deals with some serious topics like suicide and depression, and last October we covered anxiety and self hate as well, and today’s topic is something else we talked about that I had never really heard of until UR Worth More: Escapism.

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