You wouldn’t believe this, but mental illness sucks. I spend a lot of days just stuck. I lack motivation or a positive outlook or even the will to shower. People … Continue reading Mental Illness Really Sucks
Yesterday I turned 26 years old. I had an absolutely wonderful day spent with my family and my boyfriend. There was nothing lavish or anything but it was time well … Continue reading A Birthday Reflection
I have been quiet for a while, not posting in this forum, cause well nothing new happened. I stayed at home, tried to avoid the public health system, heck, public … Continue reading Chronic Illness is NOT Invisible
It was always the goal for me to write full-time. It has always been a dream of mine to be financially stable enough to write full-time. I have been a … Continue reading Official Launch of the James Edgar Skye Patreon Account
I have been through the emotional gauntlet the past month and a half. For about a month I dealt with the worst depression cycle of the young year. When I … Continue reading My Self-Doubts
I’ve been doing well to keep up with reading most of the posts on this fantastic collaborative blog and I’ve noticed that a lot of us are really struggling right … Continue reading Let’s Bloom Together
Depression has consumed my life. I take my medicine, I go to the doctor, and I push myself to list the positives when I want to dwell on the … Continue reading A Little Reminder to Myself.
My goal in my Patreon account is for me to connect with my followers to a point where they become a part of the experience. I have created tiers on my Patreon account that give a patron a level of access to my writing that has never before been seen.
You are so much more than your productivity. Don’t break yourself for it. Friendly reminder that “your best” doesn’t mean pushing yourself to your breaking point. “Your best” means the … Continue reading A letter to myself on the days I feel I’m about to drown
I was inspired by the ruler of this blog’s recent post about his self-harm story so I wanted to chime in with mine. *I don’t want anybody to read this … Continue reading The Pain of Self-Harm
People at times hate what they don’t understand. When the subject if self-harm comes up on social media, people tend to attack it in vicious ways. Most are on one of two sides: the people that cut (I will call them us) and the people that criticize. In this world, there is not much grey area, and people see us as attention seekers. This is an untrue judgment, the posts we make might just be what gets us through a day.
What would be the last time that her son decided to take his life, in 2010 James was once again suicidal. Angela would find out weeks after his hospital stay that he had been hoarding his Seroquel medicine for weeks. It was the closest he had ever come to really reaching his goal of dying, and he spent three days in a drug-induced coma in the intensive care unit.