This is more of an update, I didn’t want readers to think I fell off the map. Although I have been a slightly off the grid. I just started seeing my therapist, we’ve had 4 sessions now. I really have to say it’s already helping. I am able to live in the present, ways toContinue reading “Therapy.”
We created something beautiful that needed to be cared for, we just forgot about it somehow and it was then neglected. It started dying, weeds started sprouting. By the time we remembered what was so beautiful, all that was left was dead flowers overtaken by weeds, we tried to water it and save it. YouContinue reading “Poetry From My Past (2)”
Time heals all wounds… It’s what you do with that time. If the wound is not addressed properly, The wound becomes infected. Once the wound is now infected, More care is needed, and again, If it is not addressed properly, the infection spreads throughout. The infection becomes a disease. Once it’s a disease, there’s nothingContinue reading “Poetry From My Past.”
Being diagnosed with having a mental illness is not the hard part. Sometimes it’s the odd, strange side effects and symptoms that appear weird and off putting t￼o others. Trying to hide some of these things is the hardest part of living with it. 1. Picking My Fingers I put bandaids on my thumbs sometimes,Continue reading “Symptoms That Are Hard To Explain, Let Alone Talk About.”
This is a rant. A very passionate rant.
I am bipolar 1. I was hospitalized when I was 18 during a manic episode in which I knew something was wrong, I just didn’t know what it was. I was scared, yet elated. I had extreme euphoria, I had not slept for days, I was constantly irritable, I spent everything I had and more.Continue reading “Mental Health Day.”
I haven’t been doing that much. I’m stuck in a rut that has gone on too long. I’m going to start therapy again, I have to at this point. I just turned 30, and I feel like I am nothing more than a “professional patient”. I finally realized that medication alone is not going toContinue reading “I Haven’t Been Writing For Months. I’m Back Though.”
This was what led me to become my best self.
I am truly thankful for everyone in my life, and everything that I have gone through which has led me to be the person I am today. It has never been easy to live with a mental illness, but I know how to do it now. Somewhat comfortably. We need to end the stigma towardContinue reading “A Positive Update and Message.”