My entire life has been dictated by my desire to be liked and be useful to others. You might think, “Wow! That doesn’t actually sound too bad!” Yet for me, … Continue reading The Need to be Needed
It’s a regular thing that happens every few weeks. One bad day turns into a bad week and everything has you thinking negatively. You question all your life choices. You … Continue reading How Do You Keep Going When You Don’t Feel Important?
It seems lately getting out of bed is getting harder these days. Even with a successful medication combo, I just don’t want to go to work. I hate my job, … Continue reading I Want To Write More
So, today I called out of work for the umpteenth time, and I feel awful about it, I truly do. There are just some days where I can’t, for one … Continue reading Calling Out of Work
My therapist and I once debated what would be the one thing that could change the human race. Ok, not really but the seriousness of the conversation felt like that. … Continue reading Viagra for Mental Illness
Death is such a strange yet familiar concept to me. It is strange because I don’t understand why people fear death. I know that it is simply natural to fear … Continue reading My Romance With Death
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Is what I would like to say, but depression still has its ugly tendrils wrapped around me. I find it harder, every single day, to just get out of bed … Continue reading I’m Back Baby!
Please forgive me for the things I said And for the things I didn’t Forgive me for the outbursts For the door slams For the silent treatment Forgive me for … Continue reading Please Forgive Me.
Seeing a friendship that was once vibrant with life and laughter die in front of your eyes can be a sad sight. As it takes its final breath, I have … Continue reading When I Was Not Enough: Death of A Friendship
It is difficult to accept when you first learn you have a mental illness. Sometimes it’s a shock when the doctor tells you, but you believe and trust the doctor … Continue reading When Mental Illness Can Be Difficult to Accept
I am an outspoken person when it comes to mental health. It is clear that I am a passionate advocate for bipolar and depression. I feel like I would be … Continue reading Survivor Shame.