I have been encouraged by the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement and pray it will make a positive change in America and around the world. It is time and it is … Continue reading Don’t Forget MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
It has almost been two and half years since my overdose. I have also been psychotropic medication free for most of that time. After I had a couple bad moments … Continue reading Life is Fragile — Handle With Care
Signs of hope are everywhere. Hope is always present. Sometimes we have to search for it but it is always there. It has been about two and a half months … Continue reading Signs of Hope
Since I was a young child there was a thorn in my side–a thorn in my flesh that penetrated deep into my heart and soul. I couldn’t pinpoint what the … Continue reading Stigma: The Thorn in My Side
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.
This is the first chapter of my memoir. I will be done writing my memoir at the end of November. Please take a read. I welcome and greatly appreciate ALL … Continue reading Shame Ate My Soul
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