How do you feel about the future? Is your life limited in any sense? To be honest, I am somewhat afraid of a future with my mental illness. 4 years ago, I would’ve thought I would forever be going on as I did by taking just that one antidepressant and it would be no big … More Chronic Illness Challenge – Day 17 & 18
How have your friends and family reacted to this and how did you get a diagnosis? The diagnosis was one clinically made by a Psychiatrist after my mom decided to take me to one at age 15. I had stopped speaking at all at school and was constantly crying and for the first time, self-harmed. … More Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 3 & 4
I’ve written, but not published, three posts in the last three weeks thinking, “No, this is too intense. I can’t post this.” And, “This isn’t especially helpful or motivational.” So I didn’t publish them. But sitting here I was thinking, I can only write from my heart and my heart might not always be in … More Where Life Has Taken Me
This topic is something I am faced with today. Something I have always thought about but never personally had to experience up until now. I have depression. A chronic illness. Some people consider it a death sentence or stigmatise it. We get called a lot of things. “Crazy”, “Unstable”, “Weak”, “Damaged” …. The list goes … More Dealing With Depression In A Relationship
I am in therapy. Yes. And no, I am not ashamed to say it. I also take 5 pills in the morning and 2 in the evening to keep my mind from ripping my heart so far apart that I could never put it back together again and am left shattered and confined to a … More What Is It You Need So Badly?