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Did You Miss Me?

Hello friends, It's me, your long lost Blogger Pal and Beauty Queen.  You may have noticed that I've been pretty silent for the last 5 months.  I feel like I owe you an explanation for my sudden departure.This post is gonna get heavy real quick. I've been struggling with some mental health issues for a while now.  I was frantically treading to keep my head above water for the last few years, if I'm completely honest. Then I broke that damn ankle.   That accident caused so many ripples that engulfed so many aspects of my life. I had to give up my career as a stylist.  I LOVE doing hair and connecting with my clients. I embarked on a new career...

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The Elephant in the Room

CW: Depression, anxiety, bullying, profanity   On August 11th I woke up in the morning pretty pleased with my life.  Twenty six days earlier I had won a beauty pageant, I had a career I loved, a loving husband and easy, stress-free, love filled marriage, I was dropping my grandmother and baby cousin back at the airport after a wonderful (and busy) visit, and I had a fit modelling gig that afternoon.  I loved everything about my life.   Then, the unthinkable happened.  While I was wearing a beautiful dress I was putting my shoes on and I lost my balance and I fell.  I looked at the woman who was facilitating the fitting and calm as could be i...

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