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Support in ways you need❤️

Today I got to be an advocate for my sister. I got to remind her that she is valid. I got to remind her that she has an ally in this world. Today, I was someone I wish I had.

You see, I have a 16yr old sister who is navigating this world with depression and a group of friends that need her more than she asks of them. Who never gets asked if she's okay. Who never gets asked if she's at her breaking point. I have a wonderful amazing sister who never asks of others, but feels the world to exponentially levels.

Today I asked her a hard question and watched her crack and break the way u used to. I watched the panic and the anxiety attack take over and then I got to help her find a healthy way to handle it. I helped her focus and breathe. I helped her understand I'm not being everyone else and just asking is she's okay. I got to be the person to tell her her feelings are valid and see her hear finally for the first time. I got to have the hard moment to tell her that the reason she reacted that way was because she knew in her soul that something was wrong and she didn't want to face it yet and that's okay.

Today, I got to see myself give my sister the advice I wish u had st her age with the understanding and acceptance that she may or may not listen and it's okay either way. I got to tell my younger self that I'm okay and we will heal. I got to see adult self show off my growth and my strength in understanding and guiding her through her pain. I thought I had understanding years ago, but nothing like what I have today.

Today, I remind my sister that she not only has a support system, but an ally in me. To fight and advocate for her, but also to help her navigate mental health. I got to see her find relief of someone asking if she's okay and realizing HER FEELINGS ARE VALID. Today I got to be her and my best friend. Growth is hard at any age, but omg! If I'm not only breathless at mine, but hers as well!

Never stop fighting to grow! You are valid!


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Unconditional Love

Gave it my all, but took a mighty fall,
Love's grip so tight, it claimed my soul's thrall.
Now my mind seeks solace for the void within,
Aching heart, searching for ways to begin.

Emptiness and darkness, pain's ceaseless rain,
A struggle to comprehend, accommodate, restrain.
Who knew a friendship could be so toxic and bleak,
Leaving my body anoxic, longing to seek

Survival, I found, by grace of the divine,
Hustling for a life where my spirit can finally shine.
No more hurt, no more tears to spill,
I won't neglect those who uplift and instill

Belief in me, true friends who stay,
Unyielding in love, even when skies turn gray.
Those who stand strong through life's hardest test,
They are the ones who deserve my best.

Pushing away those who truly care,
Leaves one gasping for air, lost and unaware.
I've been through it, and now it's your turn,
May you learn from mistakes and the bridges you burn.

But through it all, I'll still be there,
With abundant love and genuine care to share.
I know the pain of abandonment's sting,
But fear not, my support is no fleeting fling.

My heart is pure, my intentions sincere,
No prey to lure, no hidden agenda to adhere.
For humanity's sake, my mission's aim,
Fiery ambition runs deep in my veins.

Forgiveness and love, I choose to embrace,
No room for hatred, no enemy to chase.
So here's to the next chapter, the story's sequel,
Counting blessings, ensuring your path sees the sun's golden sheen.

No foes shall I keep, for all are equal,
Cheers to a life where compassion is fecal.
With open arms, I welcome what's in store,
A new journey awaits, and my heart's ready to explore.

#Friendship #Love #BestFriends #Toxic #Heartache #friendsfight #Itsokay #humanity #Acceptance #Hope #Positivity #Forgiveness #Healing

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My Drowsy Dachshund #sleepingdogs #BestFriends

If only I was this relaxed! I love you, Jasper Dog. ❤️❤️❤️🐾🐾🐾❤️❤️❤️

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What qualities do you look for in a friend? #CheckInWithMe

Today is Best Friends Day and it really has me thinking about the qualities we look for in our friendships. For me, I look for friends who will be supportive, kind and understanding. I look for friends I can laugh with and spend time with when our schedules align. What qualities do you look for in a friend? What matters most to you? Let me know!

#MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #RareDisease #Disability #Parenting #Anxiety #Depression #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Migraine #Undiagnosed #AutoimmuneDisease #Trauma #RheumatoidArthritis #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #Friends #Friendship #BestFriends #52SmallThings #CheckInWithMe #MightyTogether

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To J queen

I just need to say thanks for the amazing mieghty friend J QUEEN,,, and hoping you like that,, because I see you like a great worrior with kind heart and a dragon lover

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🏳️‍🌈🖤🥰  #LGBTQ #Love 🏳️‍🌈🖤🥰

It's national Lesbian Awareness Week! And because of this, me and my best friend bought our (other) best friend a bunch of things! She's been out for years, but we still decided to shower her in Lesbian pride things!! #LGBTQAI #BestFriends   #Love   #loveeachother We bought her a flag, a mask that has a full moon surrounded by 2 crescent moons (one on each side), and then a 50 pack of stickers of one of her favorite (Kpop) bands!🧡❤️🤍👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩

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My beautiful girl 🥰🥰🥰

Just wanted to share with you all, this is my girl. She’s my friend, well my best friend. She’s been with me for six years already and sometimes I worry about her age bc irrationally, I expect her to live forever.
She has a wonderful personality, very much like me, just a bit more dramatic.
She means the world to me, sometimes I take her out for a walk, sometimes when I don’t feel like it, she takes me out for a walk.
She is such a great doggy, she communicates with me and sometimes I’m even shocked. I still hold on to the idea that I think she is perfect, my perfect beautiful girl.
In this picture, she jumped on the couch and usually she lays there but this day, it felt like she reached over to me. She always seems to know when I need her & she is always there.

#pet #BestFriends #PTSD

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I Really Miss My Cousin #rip #deathofalovedone #hurt #lost #ineededyou #firstcousin #BestFriends #Death #Pain #Grief

I Was Just Went You, Your Cousins Are Your First Friends, Your First Bestfriend Your Real True Friend.... When You Saw Her You Saw Me. And As We Got Older We Grew Closer. This Is A Pain I Don’t Wish On My Worst Enemy. And What Hurts The Most.... We Was Just Together Saturday And Sunday, And Monday You Was Gone 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢 Why Shi!!! I’m Loss, I’m Hurt, I Don’t Feel Normal Anymore. Just Knowing I’LL Never See You Again Kills Me. November 2nd Was The Worse Day Of My Life!!!! Plus We Was Just Together 😢😢😢😢 And Was Always Together. Thanksgiving Didn’t Even Feel The Same. I Struggle With Major Depression, Anxiety And Sometimes Panic attacks And Since I Loss My Cousin Omg 😢😢😢😢 #Depression #MajorDepression #Anxiety #PanicAttacks If It Wasn’t For My 10 Year Old (He Make 11 December 18th) Omg. I Just Feel Loss, SHIANNE You Left Me By Myself.... You Was My Run Too, My Shoulder When I Wanted To Cry, When I Needed You You Came Everytime. And It Was The Exact Same Way With Me. I’m Hurt For Life

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Proud friend moment

Yesterday I got my phone back “grounded” 🙄! When I got on my insta specially my dms I was surprised bc my best friend never dms me really but I was shocked that she sent me a post that is from Pura Vida Bracelets that was end to epilepsy bracelet for the new fall collection! I got excited and I never brought it up to her and she bought herself to end epilepsy bracelet to be on my side to fight together and also she is thinking of me, while she is gone at college! Yes I bought 2 end epilepsy bracelets too for myself and my mom also!!! Here is the end epilepsy bracelet link: 💜 #endepilepsy #Epilepsy #BestFriends


COVID 19 and friendships

I've spent a good time reflecting on friendships recently. Due to COVID 19 I can't go and see my friends so I feel somewhat lonely at times. I feel like my friends also have gone into the dark because they are struggling with their mental health too. It's an interesting time.

I often will text some friends and not get any replies back. So does this mean that these friends are not friends? Am I too understanding when I tell myself they are just having a hard time as well and I should be more sympathetic? These are friends that I've had for almost a decade too. Today I've come to a conclusive thought- I need to focus on the relationships that I have always had with these friends. Maybe COVID is too much for them right now and all I can do is send some supportive text once and a while and be the friend that I've always been. Sometimes you don't need to have people reciprocate the same feelings that you have for them especially during times like these. #Friends #BestFriends