I'm glad you're back and feel free to open up here! So helpful to have a safe place where you can dump a little - you did and DO have a lot going on!
What about art journaling? that would be something more personal where you could get your thoughts out and also play around with different art techniques and media... just a thought.
Dina Kowal Creative ♥ Original Art Prints
If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint,
then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh