Delving into Writing

So, for the last week or so I have been consumed with my writing. I'm thinking of entering into Pitch Wars with a book that I started writing 5 years ago. I finished a draft months ago and have been working on revisions off and on ever since. Well, the last couple of weeks I … Continue reading Delving into Writing

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Perils of Not Staying Anonymous

So my blog is not anonymous. I write honestly about my life and experiences and my posts are linked to my Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr account. This is because I feel very strongly about me personally being very open about my Mental Health Journey. I hope to help and inspire others who are going through/have … Continue reading Perils of Not Staying Anonymous

Donating Blood

Guys, I finally got to donate blood again! The last time I actually was able to donate was at least 3 years ago - maybe 4. The last two times I tried to donate I was not able to because they couldn't find a vein. Everything else was fine (blood pressure, iron levels, pulse, temp) … Continue reading Donating Blood

Traveling is Hard

So I'm currently driving down to Florida from Michigan with my mom, grandma, and 14-year-old nephew. What have I learned so far? My newest medication is helping me focus - I can drive a little bit again! I love seeing the sights Traveling is hard on me Traveling is so difficult, for me I think, … Continue reading Traveling is Hard

Here’s to Firsts

Guys, I did something new yesterday. Like really new. A first. I signed up for a free boxing class at a TITLE boxing center near my house. I was really nervous because I'm really out of shape and I've never done anything like it before. I almost called and cancelled twice the day of but … Continue reading Here’s to Firsts

Escaping From Life

Sometimes I feel the need to escape from life. My moods can be so low or I can feel like all my senses are dulled down and I'm a shell. A lot of the time I turn to napping to escape. Even though I sleep close to 12 hours every night I will usually still … Continue reading Escaping From Life

Restful Sleep Is So Crucial… Yet So Far Away

One of the things I've learned over the last few years is that restful sleep is so crucial to my mental health. If I don't have a good night's sleep I am extremely vulnerable to my emotions, especially where my depression is concerned. So it's incredibly frustrating that my sleep has been so disrupted lately. … Continue reading Restful Sleep Is So Crucial… Yet So Far Away