Today I had the most incredible experience. A co-worker brought in some monarch caterpillars for the children’s department desk. I named the first one Katie... as my blog name is Becoming Katie Butterfly... this morning when I came into work. She had become a butterfly. I got to let her fly away. It was the … Continue reading Becoming Katie Butterfly
Food for thought. I usually try to have the best attitude possible. Be upbeat, uplifting, encouraging, inspiring, caring, loving - all those things. I've noticed lately though that my attitude downright sucks. Maybe it's the mood swings from my current medication change. But, I've noticed that I complain way more than I should. I'm cranky … Continue reading Attitudes Are Contagious – Is Yours Worth Catching?
Please check out the Survivor Stories tab and sub-tabs to view other's stories. Please let me know if you would like to include your story too! "Healing begins when someone bears witness. I see you. I believe you." Olivia Benson Survivor Stories Stay fearless!💜Katie Butterfly
Music. I love music and it has been a major part of my healing journey. Songs and lyrics have a way of touching my heart in ways that other things just can't. I met Jenn Bostic several years back when I attended a local concert that supported my job. Her music and her personality just … Continue reading How Meeting Jenn Bostic Changed My Life
•Possible trigger warning for eating disorder talk• I had written this almost 4 years ago. So much has changed. _____________________ August 08, 2014 I have realized on this hell-ish journey of what they call anorexia, that the number will never be enough. I've been starving myself off and on since about February. First it was … Continue reading The Number Will Never Be Enough – How I Proved My Eating Disorder Wrong
Dear Best Friend I Chased Away: I’ve made many mistakes in my life. Mostly due to my BPD and traumatic past. I’ve been a horrible friend, said and did so many things I wish I could take back. To those I have hurt and lost along the way, this letter is for you. I wish … Continue reading Open Letter To The Best Friend I Lost
Hello to all my loyal followers! I just wanted to take the time to wish all my American followers a Happy 4th of July. May you have a good and safe time however you celebrate! Happy Independence Day! ❤ KatieButterfly