There are often many things that fall by the wayside due to mental illness. They include, but are not limited to, hygiene, relationships, motivation, academics, social interaction, romance, honestly the … Continue reading In The Face Of Mental Illness
So, as you are all probably painfully aware, depression is an illness that can take all of the life out of living. This was the case for me. For roughly … Continue reading My Delusions
Hey all…I know that it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me…at least it feels that way. I probably even said that as the intro to the last post … Continue reading Fighting The Stigma
By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and … Continue reading The Egg Theory
Well… it’s been a while since I’ve shared one of my poems with you. It can be a different sort of raw/openness to share these with the public, a very … Continue reading Stuck on a Stranger
I took a step forward today. I applied about a year ago to become a speaker for the Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) speaker’s bureau. I suffer from … Continue reading I’m Better Than This.
To my younger self, I know that things seem hard right now, but you will get through it. I do not doubt your ability. Look at six months ago when … Continue reading To my younger self
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
I once read that a good strategy in dealing with bipolar is to recognize what is an episode and what is just a run of the mill bad day. … Continue reading The List.
Life is not easy, nor will ever be.
You are a fighter and a survivor.
And worthy of love
and to revive her.
Sticks and stones can’t and will not break your bones.
Life will get you down,
They will get you down.
They will call you names like ugly and fat.
Just your life is so much more than that.
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.
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