Family

Family has always been an important part of my life. Growing up without a dad was very hard on me, especially when it came to placing the blame on myself for so long. I always knew if I ever had kids I wanted to make sure the guy would be there. Be present. It was [...]

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Favorite Book

Hmm.. favorite book.. I am going to be completely honest with y'all.. I haven't sat down and read a book in a LONG time (aside from the ones my husband is writing and I think they're all amazing.. maybe I'm biased) but I wanted to share with y'all the last book that I read that [...]

Dear 16 Year Old Me

Day five coming in strong with a letter to my 16 year old self. Dear Lena, I understand you are in a weird spot right now with the relationship you are currently in but don't worry a better one is coming. A blast from the past, so to speak. A good blast! Try to remain [...]

Love Language

Day 3 talks about your love language so I took the test to share with y'all! I have taken it before but forgot what my specific results were. My top was quality time. Which, out of the five options I'd definitely agree that it is the most important to me. I love just spending time [...]

Bucket List

Day 2 of the blog challenge is all about my bucket list. I'm a little late since it's after midnight but... lol. These are in no specific order just whatever comes to my mind as I'm typing. Finish my bachelors degree. So, I'm THREE weeks away from crossing this off my bucket list. Eek! It's [...]

Mental Health Series

As a result of a conversation that I had a couple weeks back I wanted to start a series on my blog that focused solely on mental health. There are so many misconceptions and assumptions about mental health and how it affects us on a daily basis. I wanted to shine light on the truth [...]

An Open Letter to My Abuser

I want to begin this post by saying that I'm not looking for pity or heartfelt words by posting this. I'm genuinely okay with this time of my life. I'm no longer ashamed or blaming myself for what happened. It still sucks so very much but I know it's not MY fault this happened and [...]