I opened up big time on my stories yesterday. It left me feeling very vulnerable. The fear of judgement has aways been a paralyzing thought in my life and I can’t go on feeling like that any longer. The stories are saved in my highlights if you missed it 🐾
Opening up brought me closer to YOU✨ The love I’m feeling while reading your messages is SO REAL. Many of you told me you can relate to the sadness of pet loss and watching a beloved animal go through sickness. Losing my first dog Miso in January still hurts like hell💔 The heart-wrenching moments I experienced witnessing his heath decline are still so vivid in my mind. Making the connection that not only domesticated pets but ALL ANIMALS feel pain and suffering was something my heart needed me to speak about.
Even if my eyes were puffy, nose running, voice cracking, stumbling on words, the MESSAGE was there despite what I looked like. Although I can’t respond to everyone’s messages, please please please know that I am DEEPLY TOUCHED by the time you take out of your day to connect with me. There are times I spend hours on my phone responding to comments, but I try to find balance and unplug to make sure I’m not staring at the screen all day💆🏻♀️
The past 24 hours has inspired me to work on peeling those layers that have held me back. I care way too much about the animals to not speak up for them. Don’t ever let the fear of judgement stop you from speaking up — if it comes from your HEART that’s all that matters🖤 The opinions that mean anything will come from the people who feel that authenticity too. Love you.