who i am


Name: Ellie (Elisa)
Age: 33

I’m pretty average, but I have a few twists. I was active as a college student and operations manager when I ‘stroked out’ at age 24 in 2013. Now I focus on recovery 24/7, and art as well as my role of the Creative Director of a small gallery in Houston, TX. I’ve got a lot of hard work ahead of me, but I’ll get there.

Check out some of my art or read the story!

It’s never been better: a journey

  • 14 and 8

    So, I didn’t mention it on the 11th because sometimes you just have to make happy, and this month has been a good month. Valentine’s Day marks 14 years and 3 days since the night I made a decision that resulted in a car wreck, which killed Gracie. I don’t know if her father gets […]


  • 🙂

    It’s never been better 🖤


  • Where I’ve Been

    The truth? I haven’t posted much this year because I’ve been working on me, I’m so happy that I’m still here. The end of last year was pretty rough. I got low – really low; and not in a depressed-but-manageable sort of way. Adam and my cat were all that kept me from offing myself. […]


  • That moment when…

    That moment when I realized that I’m seven years and seven months past my stroke. Wow. I’ve come so damn far.