shamelessly shelly

A blog about personal growth, mental health, and self-love

Hi, friend! So glad you’re here. This blog is a place where I get vulnerable and share what’s on my heart. I hope my posts will be relatable to you and I can help you feel less alone.

My Secret Struggle With Binge Eating

“Talk about the shit you don’t want to talk about.” That was one of the quotes that stuck with me from the Netflix documentary I Am Maris: Portrait of a Young Yogi, the story of a woman who overcomes an eating disorder and finds joy through yoga and sharing her stories online. I was struck […]

An Exciting New Chapter In My Life

How this year has changed me This pandemic has been challenging in so many ways. None of us were expecting this at the start of 2020. None of us could have predicted this is how our year would be going. I haven’t seen many of my friends in person since my birthday party in early […]

A Thank You Letter To myself

Dear Shelly, Thank you so much for everything. I don’t show my appreciation for you enough, and I want to change that. This letter is a step towards acknowledging everything you’ve done, and everything I’m grateful for. Thank you for always keeping creativity, writing, connection, and storytelling as a key focus and passion. Thank you […]

Taking Back My Power: My Sexual Assault Story

I was 14 when a man broke into my family’s house. My friends and I were having a sleepover, and after hanging out in my backyard talking until late at night, we snuck back in to go to sleep, and I forgot to lock the door behind us. I was about to slip into sleep […]


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