- Ammon Hennacy, a Catholic Worker (via ernestlyhemmingitwayin)
reparably-broken asked: Oh my goodness Erin you have been through so much and I am so very sorry you've had to go through all of that :( You are one of the strongest people I know, and I really admire you. I am so glad things are getting better for you, and congrats on making it a year without cutting <3
Kylee thank you so much that means a lot to me <3
But I didn’t do it by myself; I had so much support :)
Anonymous asked: What's your story?
Wow, what a question! I’ll try to answer you, but if you want more details you can come off anon and talk to me privately :)
To begin with, I come from a pretty dark family. When I Was really small, I had an uncle that molested children, a drug addict for a mother and a drunk for a father, as well as a half sister and her half of the family and all the baggage they came with. And I know this part is pretty vague, but these were dark times, my friend, dark times. Just trust me; I don’t really like to talk about it too much.
I grew up in New Orleans, and in 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit and we were refugees for over a month. We came back to almost nothing and from then on lived in various homeless settings; a hotel, a trailer with only three out of four walls, a tent in the front yard of the trailer, the kitchen floor of the house my dad was renovating (he worked construction), until finally on July 7th 2006 my dad woke us up at four in the morning and we got in the truck and drove to Florida without packing or planning for the future.
We lived in a tent for about two months. Then it was time for school to start and my parents decided to stay in Florida. We needed an address to start school so we moved into this really skeevy trailer park and that’s where my parents and my brother still live.
So given this brief history of my life and the horrors that I hope you can never imagine came with it, I took to some really unhealthy conditions and tendencies. The first was physical; I have a chronic stomach condition that stems from an anxiety disorder that I was recently diagnosed with~ I’ve also been battling self harm and eating restriction and purging as a means of control, as well has tearing the skin off my fingers and a few other nervous behaviors. So basically for a couple of years I was just this huge mess and I still don’t want to admit to half of it. But I moved out of my house in December into the home of a really awesome family that loves me very much. I go to therapy now and they are taking care of all the things my parents have neglected for a very long time. So while I’m not all better yet, things are definitely looking up for me :)
And that is a very condensed version of my story.
- Unknown (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
do you think God ever gets sad like “what do you mean you don’t love yourself i worked so hard on you….”
…why is this so uplifting
I’m not even religious and this makes me smile.
This is a valuable lesson
adeventute time helped me get over my last breakup no fuckin joke i shit u not
hey did you know your brain needs 25% of your energy
and if you don’t eat your brain shrinks
so literally everything is brain food
and you need to eat