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
Vacation was great. Really and truly great. But what happens when it's over? When you drive for three days to get back home, you finally get there, and your mood drops incredibly fast? I haven't really come up with an answer yet. I'm exhausted and hot and my room is filled with boxes from my … Continue reading Taking Care of Myself When Vacation Ends
Today has been an emotional ride. I don't understand. Is this what normal is supposed to feel like? Ups and downs? Going from angry and on edge to having a fantastic time with my dad at dinner to feeling like I'm in an incredible amount of emotional pain? I literally don't know what to do. … Continue reading Emotional Roller Coaster
So, there's this post from Hazel Hillboro that I read last night that really got to me. All about "revolution in the way society treats mental health." I've linked it below. If you’re reading this right now, you’re alive. Well, unless literate ghosts are real. What if someone really famous is reading this over my … Continue reading When A Post Just Hits You
Is that who I get to be mad at right now? Pharmaceutical companies? Are they the reason it would cost the pharmacy over $1000 just to order a new prescription that my doctor ordered? The reason it is $100/month after my insurance has a go at it? Now, because it's so expensive, I have to go … Continue reading Damn Pharmaceutical Companies
So here's my challenge to you: Every day for the next week try to pick out one thing that you are grateful for that day. Say it out loud to yourself or write it down somewhere.
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