Author Archives: HopefulAddict

July 17, 2018 – Anonymous.

For years, I found comfort in hiding behind this anonymous blog, only ever revealing my first name. I wanted to protect myself from this cruel world that’s filled with judgement and ridicule. I feared the people I knew and what … Continue reading

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May 20, 2018 – Best Week EVER!!

It started on Mother’s Day with the birth of my new niece Kate Veronica! Her middle name is in honor of my Babci, Veronica. I cried for a solid two hours when I heard the name, it meant a lot … Continue reading

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April 22, 2018 – Angels Above <3

Yesterday we laid to rest my best friend’s father John, who died last Friday. He was one of the sweetest men I have ever known, he had a heart of gold. It has been a very sad, emotional week. John’s … Continue reading

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April 14, 2018 – There Is Only Today.

Like most people, I have spent the majority of my life worrying… About my job About money About falling in love About having a family About my weight The list is endless. However, the past 6 months I have learned … Continue reading

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March 25, 2018 – Awakening.

In August, 2017, everything changed for me, it was the beginning of my spiritual awakening. Sometimes the people you meet and the experiences you have will lead you to a great transformation. This was true for me. At the end … Continue reading

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February 18, 2018 – Auntie Shell!!

I just wanted to share a very sweet moment in my life with all of you. My nephew, who turns 2 in June, finally gave me a name lol Let’s face it, Auntie Michelle isn’t the easiest name to say, … Continue reading

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February 16, 2018 – Scars Will Fade.

I’m back, and I’m feeling great! My thyroid surgery went well, and I’m relieved that its all over. Now all that remains is a scar, little Miss Scarlett if you will 🙂 lol Though my scar will fade, my story … Continue reading

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January 11, 2018 – Send Love.

The past 13 months have been both overwhelming and heartbreaking, but I am potentially a week away from putting it all behind me. Next week I am scheduled to have a full thyroidectomy and tomorrow I have to get a … Continue reading

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November 4, 2017 – Confessions of a Broken Heart…

This year has been an emotional roller coaster for me. I spent the majority of my year so far waiting…for good news, bad news, for answers. It’s been hard for to me to even process how I feel most days. … Continue reading

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October 25, 2017 – Storytellers.

Storytellers. Everyone has a story to tell. We all have a past, one that has shaped everything about who we are, and a future that dictates who we will become. From the moment we are born our story begins. Chapter … Continue reading

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