New Year Day 2020

I forgot to post here that I uploaded another YouTube video last Wednesday, New Year Day. Here is the link! ❤

I’m on Instagram!

This was the caption I shared for a photo on Instagram last night. Because I thought it was relevant & someone might need to hear it, I figured I’d post it here as well…

As I said in my video (hopefully you have watched it by now), life is a mental game, which takes tenacity to survive. Every stage of your life is going to bring you different battles. & truthfully, you won’t win them all. But, you have survived all of your worst days up until this point in your life, & each one made you stronger, prepared you for your next level. It dosen’t matter if you fail here or there, as long as you are alive you are winning the war. Idk what you’re going through, but I’m sure there is a purpose behind everything that happens. You will get through this! Better times are ahead my friend 🙃❤

My Instagram is @KimilyTrehern if you would like to follow me.

1st REAL Vlog Post

Two & a half months after I ventured to post my intro vlog video on YouTube, I have FINALLY decided to post another. I swear I am going to make this a more routine thing from here on out! Like the old country song says, “Why put off ’til tomorrow what you could get done today?” I decided to post, ready or not, it was time to put something out there! There was a lot more I wanted to say than I did in this video, but that’s okay. For now, I am just trying to get comfortable in front of the camera & putting myself out there, which is WAY outside my comfort zone I can quite assure you! My editing techniques will get better as well, I promise. So stick with me, we will get through this! ❤

Trudging Towards the Light!

I HATE the way I’ve been feeling lately, but I am DETERMINED to get better. I got closure on a previous relationship last night. It was extremely painful, but I am finally going to be able to let go. Somehow, through that pain I was able to go out & run today, & tonight I started a great new motivational book called Atomic Habits by James Clear. I am working on rekindling my passion for life & the person I once was. I am a Leo & I want to be that roaring lioness once more. I am going to retrain my mind to be the person I wish to become. So stay tuned because there is more on that to come. Also, I WILL be working on the podcast I promised to start a while back. Thank you for your patience with me through my dark period. ❤

 

Morose

I haven’t been feeling myself lately, & for that I am truly sorry! I haven’t been writing at all lately, not for quite some time. I decided to do something about that tonight. This poem just goes to show that no one is happy & positive all the time. No matter how hard we may try, we all get down. We all have bad days. We all go through slumps. Sometimes what we need is solidarity. To know that we are not alone. I am hoping that maybe someone can relate to what I wrote tonight. No matter what you may be feeling, I promise you there is someone out there who feels the same way! So today I decided to write. I knew what came out of my fingertips wouldn’t be joyful. But, writing has always been my escape. It is what makes me, me. I knew that the longer I put off writing the longer I’d feel dead inside. So I did the only thing I knew to do & let me mind escape from my head onto the page. ❤ This was the result:

Once a girl full of wonder

Now mobile, breathing corpse

Go to work, then come home

Nothing happens but remorse

 

Holidays are nonexistent

Feelings just the same

Eating to postpone the grave

In this body devoid of flame

 

Her life perceived as over

No writing & no thoughts

Ceasing to create her own

How can this cycle be stopped?

 

Swept into imaginary worlds

Through books & in her dreams

Scrolling through her phone

Wasting time staring at memes

 

What happened to the soul

That sparkled like a diamond 

In the society, which is rough?

 

Her light diminished

Her world now dark

When will it be enough?

 

They say the spirit is eternal

That it goes beyond the grave

But, what happens when the spirit

Becomes the body’s slave?

Emerging Poets 2019~Published!

Today “Mississippi’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology” was published by Z Publishing. My poem is first in the Inspiration section! 🙂 Please check it out. If you would like to purchase a copy, please use my referral link below so that I receive credit. I greatly appreciate it! Thank you as always! ❤

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