• Anxiety,  Mental Health,  Music

    “I Know Broken Girls”

    From an early age, I knew broken girls; they were everywhere, in my church & at my school. Reaching my teen years, I noticed them at work & even in passing at the grocery store. I could look into their eyes and feel a cry out-especially as a child. Versus seeking attention & being obnoxious they were pretty reserved an introverted, with kind eyes, fake smiles & non-confrontational. Majority of them were pretty easy going & often caught in a daze. They had grown accustomed to feel uncomfortable around sons, older brothers, uncles, deacons, bishops & stepdads before they even had reason to. I used to think if the men…

  • Accountability,  Anxiety,  Change,  Mental Health

    Keratoconus “The Process of Acceptance and Control”

    Fact: The effects of Keratoconus can vary throughout the day, and may be influenced by a variety of factors – such as tiredness, ill health, bright sunlight, lighting & other environmental factors. Most people find it hard to describe exactly what they are seeing to another person. I was diagnosed with Keratoconus at the age of 19. It progressed so soon I had no other option but a cornea transplant. In 2011, my surgeon performed surgery on my right eye. Within a few months I could see better with glasses but still had difficulty seeing out of both eyes. I struggled driving at night and sometimes during the day if the glare…