Hi, I'm Chelsea. Aside from being an aspiring author, I am a mother and wife to some of the best people planet earth has to offer. Some of my favorite things in life are the beauties of nature, music, good books and most importantly--my family and my faith in Jesus Christ. I hope you enjoy. If you do, please subscribe! Thanks!

Dispelling Emotional Darkness

Alien Mind A poem, by Chelsea Walker Within this crypt, This coffin deep The real me gone– Dead, fast asleep I dwell inside the doorless keep of my alien mind. … Continue reading Dispelling Emotional Darkness

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Overstimulated

The clinking of dishes; The lights; The “Mom, I’m hungry.”  “He’s hitting me.”  “Can you play with me?”  “What’s for dinner?” The piles of laundry; The overflowing dirty dishes; The … Continue reading Overstimulated

From Traumatized to Trying Again

The pain and darkness of my depression were so severe, constant and intense, that for a long time, even after these symptoms started to let up, I felt traumatized by … Continue reading From Traumatized to Trying Again

Logic, Your Greatest Tool

When the greatest pain and darkness of my depression started to lift, I was left with an overall feeling of sadness as well as a constant barrage of negative thoughts … Continue reading Logic, Your Greatest Tool

A Favorite Poem, and Today’s Thoughts

Today, I’d like to share a favorite poem that I heard many years ago when I was in the struggle of figuring out and accepting my diagnosis.  It resonated with … Continue reading A Favorite Poem, and Today’s Thoughts

You Are Enough

What I share below is something I never have verbalized to anyone in full.  I share here, in a judgment-free zone, to start a conversation about something I feel is … Continue reading You Are Enough

“The Chasm”, a poem about my journey through deep depression

The Chasm A Poem, by Chelsea Walker It came, took me underground Away from light, far from home. I fought growing fog, yet The world became darkest black.   Where … Continue reading “The Chasm”, a poem about my journey through deep depression

Depression Survival Tools and Tricks, Part II

I am glad to share with you today, 5 more helps for enduring severe depression.  These are things I learned during my deepest and darkest depression–the hardest thing I’ve had … Continue reading Depression Survival Tools and Tricks, Part II

Depression Survival Tools and Tricks, Part I

Everyone experiences depression differently. When it was at its worst for me, I felt constant, intense mental pain and a feeling of being completely enveloped by darkness. I was always … Continue reading Depression Survival Tools and Tricks, Part I

Courage, (Insert your name here)

When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I was 23 years old.  That was 12 years ago.  Although it was an intense situation and I had a lot of fear, … Continue reading Courage, (Insert your name here)

Journey to a Diagnosis, Part II

Today, I continue the story I began in Part I. My husband and I drove to the inpatient facility, arriving in about 30 minutes.  I remember being so afraid.  I … Continue reading Journey to a Diagnosis, Part II