I feel better. My depression lessened over the weekend, and I have a good feeling about where the rest of February will go when it comes to the depressive episode … Continue reading What are Your Worst Mental Illness Symptoms
Almost 6 months ago, I lost the most important man in my life, my father. We were very close, and it absolutely wrecked me to lose him. I did write … Continue reading Unanswered Questions
Don’t you think that you need somebody?Don’t you think that you need someone?Everybody needs somebodyYou’re not the only one Guns N’ Roses – November Rain Loneliness – the dreadful, gnawing … Continue reading You’re Not the Only One (And That’s a Good Thing)
I have not written on here for a while because of how up and down my mental health has been. Especially over the past week, I have had some really … Continue reading The Ups & Downs of Being Mentally Ill
https://www.gofundme.com/rasing-to-upgrade-the-bipolar-writer-blog This is my GoFundMe under my real name David TC (I wasn’t sure if I could get the funds if I used my Pen Name James Edgar Skye.) Thank … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Needs Help… Again
I always enjoyed horror though I never considered myself a fan of horror. I remember watching Tim Curry portray Pennywise the Clown in “IT” (1990) when I was three or … Continue reading I Read/Write/Watch Horror to Cope with My Mental Illness
Music has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. From the baroque era to black metal, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t … Continue reading Music and the Memories of Depression
Dear me. Hey you. Lift your head up. Don’t be scared. It’s me. This is me, writing a letter to you after winning the hardest battle, and still fighting strong. … Continue reading Dear Me…
Above all, we must encourage those that are suffering alone without help to seek help. There is nothing more important than seeking help, and it is the most stigmatized part of mental illness.
You are your own worst enemy. How many times have you heard that phrase? If you’re like me and surrounded by smug do-gooders who consistently like to point out the … Continue reading Who Hates Me Most?
Right off the top: I am absolutely thrilled to be here. To be in the company of such strong and inspiring people is truly a gift. I hope I can … Continue reading Don’t Feed the Reaper
I’ve wanted to talk about shame for a while, for shame and mental health tend to walk hand-in-hand, yet I haven’t known how to address it. I think it’s safe … Continue reading Owning the Shame