Why Making Your Mom Proud?

The short version: This is my passion project.  A blog about growing up, struggling with mental health issues, doing stupid shit, laughing at myself and just being a real human who wants to connect with other human beings, share her ever so important thoughts, and ultimately make my mother proud.

But I care to expound:

I make it no secret ever, I want to be a mother.  I feel motherhood is literally the strongest instinct I have ever felt in my life. I also love my mother more than anyone in entire world.  Sorry Charles, but the woman is my rock.

I also struggle with a lot of emotional and mental health issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, and my favorite self diagnoses hilarious compulsion and obsession, heightened passion and  severe mood swings, and plain old narcissism.

But, I want to be a mother.  And I want be a strong, emotionally intelligent, responsible, and independent woman.  I want above all things to make my mother proud, because hell I am on the fast track to being her, and I want to embrace that.

 

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As I have gotten older and started to really reflect on some of the hilarity that has come out of my mental health issues, I have become really fascinated with the idea of both story telling and connecting my stories with those out there who have similar issues- and different issues.  We all have something to learn from one another.

So, I want to share my stories.  Because I need to laugh at myself, and maybe you can laugh at me, and maybe just maybe you will see some of yourself in my hilarity, and you will laugh at yourself, and you will relate to something someone says, and things will start to make more sense to you.

Or maybe you will just laugh at me.  Either way, I’m okay with it.

Being a grown up is hard. Having a full time job is hard. Feeding myself and taking care of myself is hard, but if I want to bring another human into this world, I better get on board with adulting and learning to take care of myself, because if I want to take care of another human, I certainly need to be well taken care of myself.

This is my passion project.  A blog about growing up, struggling with mental health issues, doing stupid shit, laughing at myself and just being a real human who wants to connect with other human beings, share her ever so important thoughts, and ultimately make my mother proud.