Do you ever feel

That draining sadness.

When your heart is heavy.

Your body,


Self doubt is creeping in,


but steady.

You feel the weight of the world

On your shoulders.

You try to distract yourself,

You try to stay positive.

Count your blessings.

And be kind.

But it’s easier to think of your mistakes

So. Many. Fucking. Mistakes.

And your heart just gets heavier,

Your body

Still numb.

So you decide to be selfish

And wallow in self pity,

While the world still spins

And life moves on.

When will it stop?

The anger and the frustration.

The lingering feeling

That you don’t belong.

Like what you read? Give Kristen a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.