Category: suicide

Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

I’ve gained a lot of weight (medication, slowing metabolism, bad habits) and I’ve struggled with accepting it. It’s so easy to let my disordered thoughts take over. I’ve slowly been getting used to it and being OK with it. Now I’m starting to embrace…

YouTube Channel

Hello to my followers! April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “Your Voice Has Power.” and is very appropriate as I am currently working on expressing myself and my story through verbal communication. I have started a Vlog on YouTube. Feel…

Survivor Love Letter: To My Past Self From My Current Self

Finding this letter I had written to myself was just the reminder I needed! I have come so far. Dear Katie, You’re not broken or damaged, you are just a little bit bruised. Bruises heal. You are proof of it. You spent years going…

Get Happy: Self Care After Being Sexually Abused

Get Happy. My new Bath and Body Works Lotion and Body Spray set. Even nearly 9 years later I am still learning how to love my body after it betrayed me. I’m slowly realizing that it wasn’t my body that betrayed me but my…

Survivor Love Letter

Dear Survivor, You are so incredibly brave. It takes great courage to get out of bed each morning and try to make the most of each day. Some days are hard, you may not even want to get out of bed and if you…

2017 Year In Review

As I get ready to bid 2017 farewell and say hello to 2018 I wanted to write a year in review blog post.
I am going to be sharing some pictures from through-out the year.
2017 was a year of struggles, growth, healing, new found strength, loss and finding out who I am and where I want to be in life.
Here is to more growth and healing in 2018. 
♥Katie Butterfly

Welcome To Hell – Life With Mental Health Issues

I wanted to write a blog post on what it’s like to live with multiple mental health issues. Please note: could possibly trigger. Please read with caution. Welcome to hell. I was introduced to this hell as a 14 year old. I literally fought…