Category Archives: Blog – Tonyia My Real Life

The “Blues” or Something More

This week, I have had lots of people reach out to me and ask: how do you know if you are depressed or maybe just have the blues? Let me first say that I am not a doctor. If you … Continue reading

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Stop

Earlier this year when I first started to blog about my experience with depression, a friend reached out to me. She was sick and I could tell. She had sought counseling and while it was helping, it wasn’t completely fixing … Continue reading

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Here’s the Truth: She Wasn’t Fine

Sometimes, I think to myself “Gosh, Tonyia, you really need to write about something a little more upbeat.”  And then I remember that what I say each week is important. Not because I am important, but because everyone’s story is … Continue reading

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Struggling through the Valley

Because Dave is deployed, I (like most spouses without family close by) feel like my circle of friends has become my family. We eat meals together and we help each other out with things our spouse would normally help out … Continue reading

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That other dirty word…Finances

I won’t lie….I have really struggled with what to write this week. Like, my blog is due on Wednesday afternoon and here it is Thursday afternoon and I have just solidified my topic.  I want to talk about something lots … Continue reading

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Window Licker

Saying goodbye to your spouse as they head off on deployment is never easy, but there are some things that make it easier to bear. The most important thing is being in a good place in your marriage. The second … Continue reading

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The View From the Top

I can’t really remember the last time I could say I had a good week, much less an awesome month. This isn’t me being figurative. I seriously cannot remember the last time I had more than 2 or 3 good … Continue reading

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