Paying bill no matter what is a major part of being an adult even with a mental illness. Mental health suffers can struggle to either maintain their current jobs or to find one that will fit your mental illness. In my own journey, I have spent a good part of the last ten years unable to hold down a job or even work.
*This post is a combination of processing and asking for input from my fellow bloggers and readers.* Today my boss came up to me asking if we could have a … Continue reading Belittling Myself
I’m having a very difficult day today. My anxiety levels are high while my depression is begging for me to crawl into bed where I can fall apart. Since my … Continue reading Encouraging Myself Before I Snap
As the first day of the year comes to a close, I image myself on the edge of a cliff that is up high in the sky. I am able … Continue reading The Pressure to Succeed
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
The other day I found out that my counselor had to quit her job and her last day is the 20th. she had decided to move on from her job … Continue reading The past week
Where Has The Bipolar Been? Since starting this blog over a year ago, this is perhaps the longest it has been between writing posts for my blog. I have been … Continue reading A Mental Health Update for the Bipolar Writer
Hi. I’m Chelsea, and I am married to a wonderful, talented, intelligent man who is pretty dumb when it comes to mental illness. Perhaps you know someone like this. Your … Continue reading Depression for Dummies