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Hello! My name is Kellyn! I have been struggling with dermatillomania since I was probably in high school (picking at my face). I had no clue it had an actually name back then. Abo##ut two years ago - maybe a little longer - I started to notice bumps on my legs from ingrown hairs and Keratosis Pilaris. I used to love the way that my legs looked, but now, I barely wear shorts or short dresses, because I just cannot stop picking. My latest technique of only picking at what looked like was ready to pop has failed, because I always end up looking for more. Now, I am trying to stop "cold-turkey" and am looking for any advice on how to keep my hands busy. I have fidget toys that I use, but sometimes I don't have them right at my disposal. (Maybe I just put thinking putty in every room of the house...) I know I am going to have days where I may fall back into the habit, but I am determined to wear shorts again next spring and summer. #Dermatillomania #Anxiety #determined #OCD

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#Believe #Hope #HoldOn #NeverGiveUp #determined #change

Gotta "Believe", as my little ceramic garden frog says!!! I've been where I only hoped for death. I'm near there still. But after 4 days of intense physical #Pain ,that finally affected me yesterday- #Emotionally & #mentally & #spiritually , I'm determined to have a #better #day #today !!!! Damn Straight!!!! Out with intrusive #negative thoughts,& memories. Out with holding onto #resentments I've held on to from those who've badly & painfully done &/or said malicious things to #hurt me. I've been #oppressed by these things too long !!!! I'm "shaking it off - I'm throwing it away. Well,let's be honest. Let's say, I'm not going to quit working on it. I suppose it's a process....but it starts with a decision & succeeds with #Determination & #tenacity !!!! ~·~·~· #PTSD #Memories #Trauma #multipletrauma #Drugged #raped ~·~·~· story is too ugly to continue on this chucking it all atleast for today. I need a day off from this high degree of continual #Anxiety & #Depression & #Pain . it's affecting my #Sleep & the intensity of pain of my #Fibromyalgia going to "find some #peace of #mind " (a line from a RHCP song. ) I'm "on #Vacation " ,.......(from my #Problems )😁oh man, but DOES MY BODY #hurt !!! ......Need #rest & ssleep......this morning I have a virtual psychiatric appt .via ZOOM......a "Psych-Eval "- geeze!!! God give me #strength !!!!........ & another cup of #coffee !!!!☕ ☕ ☕ ☕ ☕

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Women of the Year Orlando ‘s the City Magazine

Faith- Christina was selected as one of 22 executive women. She is in the April issue of Orlando the City’s Magazine. She refuses to let a little thing like Down syndrome get in her way. She wants yo change the world. She continues to make baby blankets for newborn babies with Down syndrome and pillowcases for children with cancer. Imperfect Creations is the name of her business. This CEO is going places.
#DownSyndrome is cool
#Imperfect creations
#baby blankets
#entreprenuer with disability


I'm Still Me

Amid the chaos and despair this country and the world has slowly cycled downward into. I have discovered a key element in my being.
I am Charity.
I have severe asthma and some other chronic issues that keep me from working. So in this time I know I am high risk and should not be out. I cannot let my friends, family and others sit by uncared for though.
My friend was exposed, he lives with his mother who is high risk. He is very worried about her.
I have some cloth masks that my Aunt made, and I am going to take one to her to modify to hold an activated charcoal insert. She and her son will at least be able to breathe in the same room.
I am afraid. It's not easy. But there are too many without to be selfish now.
#fightingthefear #determined #Asthma #highriskcovid19 #Kindness #compassionate

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week 1: what do I want to improve

my areas of improvement are health & fitness, self esteem, motivation, finances, and family.

Living. My purpose is to live. I want to live life to the fullest. 2019 was a hard year. I lost my purpose and I almost lost my life. I questioned it and the people in it. Why am i here and who cares? So going into 2020 I’m determined to do this self-care challenge and achieve some real goals. I want my life back. 💪🏾🥳 #goalsetting #determined #purpose #MajorDepressiveDisorder #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #52SmallThings


You got this #determined

The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing. - Napoleon Hill

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I’m going to fight for me today!

Last night was long & exhausting. I missed church service already but I’m gonna get in that shower, get pretty, get in my car, play some Tupac, listen to last Sunday’s service recording and go see my Mama. I need to try, I cannot lay here. If I let myself fall asleep again, I’ll have a repeat of last night. Wish me luck. #determined


Getting things done! #takingback2019

Since December 22, our lives have been turned upside down. That night we were at a family gathering, only to come home to find our home wiped clean. All electronics, all Christmas u wrapped and gone. It has been devastating. December 31 we were served papers by our apartment, fighting about my daughter's ESA animal! It's just been like the battering ram of life has been pelting us constantly. But!!

Every day I fight to get put of bed and moving. I have been using CBD oil to help. But every day I am finishing one room down to carpets shampooed!! Tomorrow I plan on taking down everything that has anything to do with Christmas. Its time for 2018 to go, but I am #determined to #takeback2019 #52SmallThings