love letters to a younger self

love letters to a younger self // if i could travel time, i’d tell my younger self how much she was loved. how perfect she is how everything will be okay how much she’ll laugh and smile how she’ll fall in love over and over again how she’ll be surrounded by people that make her grin uncontrollably how everything will look beautiful to her again how she’ll come to love her body how she’ll come to love touch how she’ll come to love her mind how she’ll come to love others how she will become love. Continue reading love letters to a younger self

A Piece of My Story

Let me tell you a bit of my story. I had some scary things happen to me in my life: I was diagnosed with a neurological disorder in the 7th grade, was sexually assaulted by a family relative in the 10th grade, had my parents divorce after a traumatic narrative that spanned years, and was raped  my first year out of college. This in tandem with my naturally emotions driven self brought forth a very unbalanced, and very unhappy Susan for a lot of my adolescence and into my early twenties. I could be happy and “on,” yes, but I … Continue reading A Piece of My Story

Little Funny Things I Do To Keep My Mental Health Up, Up & Up

Take the time to tie my shoelaces before slipping my feet into my shoes, instead of slipping them or cramming them in using my thumbs to open up the foot hole. Manually uninstall Instagram for a couple hours to a full day. I do this regularly to encourage a keeping of healthy, controlled Instagram use. Because I love Instagram! And it’s very apparent to me that I can become addicted to it. It’s like other medias, and I worry that there are others don’t see it as such. Imagine if you were in your 20s watching 4 hours + TV … Continue reading Little Funny Things I Do To Keep My Mental Health Up, Up & Up