I am a Bully

Confessions of a bully | Serving Joyfully

I have a confession to make. I am a bully. You see, sometimes I look at myself in the mirror and I say things that only a bully would say. You're never going to be successful at anything, so you might as well quit trying. You're too fat. No one likes you. You're not a good wife. … [Read more...]

When Light Breaks Through


This post contains affiliate links. I've shared with you before that I struggle with depression. The thing is that no matter how many times I say it, most people, they don't get it. They hear the words, but they don't know what it really means. When I wrote that first post last year, … [Read more...]

Not a Failure.


I rarely post on the weekends, but that's always one of the hang-ups for me and beating this thing called weight.  It's not a good time to give up this or that. I need a new year, a new month, a new week, or at least a new day to start fresh.  But I have to start right now. Some of you may … [Read more...]

Moments of Lucidity


A few weeks ago, when I found out that I failed a portion of my exam, this was the phrase used to describe it: Crystal addresses the question directly, and there are moments of lucidity in the essay. But, overall, the essay fails to meet minimum expectations. (Don’t worry…I retook the failed … [Read more...]