You see me, but don't really know me. I smile and tell you things are well. Inside, as I speak these words, pain flows through my body. Emotional and spiritual pain manifested in headaches, stomachaches, and heartaches.
After weeks of feeling ok, I am not ok. The crying begins spontaneously as I try to sleep. Exhausted does not even begin to describe how I feel. As I rise I wonder if today will be different. I already know the answer.
I am a daughter, sister, auntie, wife and friend.