Therapy.

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.”

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Poetry From My Past (2)

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)”

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Poetry From My Past.

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.”

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Symptoms That Are Hard To Explain, Let Alone Talk About.

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 to 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.”

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I Haven’t Been Writing For Months. I’m Back Though.

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.”

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We Aren’t Lazy.

I would like to help people understand what mental illness does to those who suffer.  First of all, it is not a walk in the park.  It is not something we can just change at the snap of a finger.  We hold jobs we cannot keep, leaving gaps in employment, making it difficult to moveContinue reading “We Aren’t Lazy.”

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Dual Diagnosis.

“Bipolar I Disorder is an illness in which people have experienced one or more episodes of mania. Most people diagnosed with bipolar I will have episodes of both mania and depression, though an episode of depression is not necessary for a diagnosis. To be diagnosed with bipolar I, a person’s manic episodes must last at leastContinue reading “Dual Diagnosis.”

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