Parenting with Mental Illness

Mild anxiety and depression have always been a part of my life. I hid it well in my younger years; coping by using eating disordered behaviors to ease any feelings I didn’t like. I purged my food after binging while alternating that with periods of restricting my intake of food. As I got older, I … Read more

Slipping

I read an article today written by someone whose mom committed suicide and how Mother’s day just isn’t the same without her. In my heart I felt a sting. Because that’s one of my biggest fears- how my suicide would impact my children. My mental health has quietly been declining and yet I can’t seem … Read more

Illness is hard

I try to be positive on my site, but I’m going to vent for a moment. I’m more stable now then I have been in many years. An accurate diagnosis can be a glorious thing. But, with that hunt for an accurate diagnosis came more medication changes and trials/ errors than I can even remember. … Read more

Dear Reader

Dear Reader, My name is Lindsay Alyson Ensor. There are a few things I need you to know about me. I am a real, live person. A real person with a real life. I am a mom, wife, sister, and friend. I am also a writer, speaker, and advocate for what I believe in. I … Read more

My Mission

If I look like a fool to millions but help one, then it is all worth it.   I think it’s super easy right now to get caught up in the emotion, the frustration and the inner thoughts we all have of what is happening around us. But please, don’t forget to focus on YOUR … Read more

It is well with my soul

I have accepted my lot. Though my lot feels like too much to bear. My faith is plenty, but I sleep without rest. For I am so weary and tired. Lord, haste the day when my faith shall be made sight. Please, Lord. HASTE. Make it soon. My heart is bleeding, yearning, longing for Home. … Read more