What I Want For My Birthday.

I am volunteering for NAMI (national alliance on mental illness) in Hillsborough county. FL. Help end the stigma with me! I am standing up for mental health awareness here in Florida. I will be publicly speaking, it’s worth the stage fright (lol) and I will talk to legislators. Even the smallest contribution will help. Mental

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It’s Been Awhile.

I haven’t been doing that much. I colored my hair green again, not on impulse, I just love my hair green. Anyways, I think I need to go to therapy or something. I’m sick and tired of these medications. They’re only a bandage. I’m beginning to really understand that I need to put in the

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I’m Overcoming An Extreme Depressive Episode.

It has most definitely been too long since I’ve written anything, let alone had the energy or drive to do so.  That’s the thing about fighting the major depression when I least expect it, when there wasn’t a trigger. I think.  It could have honestly been a number of mundane things. I have been in

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Art And Fear

I am a stubborn “artist”. I have always enjoyed art.  I even went to college for Photography and Graphic Design immediately after high school.  I love what I create, but I’ve never thought about trying to sell anything until recently.  Mainly because I have always felt pushed to keep it to myself and go in a

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A Manic Rant.

Being manic is so intense.  It’s not as fun as you think, allow me to explain. Restless nights, Racing thoughts, grandiose, over the top behavior and ideas , the I am on top of the world superhero feeling that really just sucks you dry.  I know it’s not here forever, but it is irritating for

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How The Mental Health Stigma Makes Me Feel. For The Most Part.

stig·ma /ˈstiɡmə/ noun 1. a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. “the stigma of having gone to prison will always be with me” synonyms: shame, disgrace, dishonor;  stain, taint, blot, blot on one’s escutcheon, blemish, brand, mark, slur;  literarysmirch “the stigma of bankruptcy” Why do humans and animals find it necessary to evaluate those around them?  It is an

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