One Year Later…

I started my blog over a year ago now. Then: Two days after I published my very first post, I was dragged over to the Emergency Room for a panic attack I was having in the middle of the night. My idea back then was that everything I was struggling with, that I was the […]

The News Triggers Me

Two big breakthroughs happened in the past week. The first being that I had my mandatory phone interview with the Social Security office to confirm my approval for SSI disability benefits. Considering how all of the questions in the forms I had to fill out related strictly to physical disabilities and illness, I was determined […]

Mental Illness Makes Me…

Depression makes me hate myself Depression makes me feel I don’t deserve love Depression makes me not accept compliments Depression makes me unable to recognize my strengths Depression makes me put others before myself Depression makes me lie to myself when I scream that I love myself. In even my own blog and videos.   […]

My New Therapist (Part 3)

(I am holding off on writing and posting the remaining chapters of my “My Traumatic Adolescence” series. It was really hard actually to write Parts 1 & 2 and those represented the less darker times during the period of my life the series focuses on. But they still brought up a lot of emotions. So […]

The Battle Of My Brain (Poem)

What happened to my smile? If I have so many blessings, Why am I now in denial? Can’t stop stressing All because of one triggered thought? Not the first time that’s happened I go from feeling free To anger anguish and sadness All I want is pure happiness And yesterday, it was right in reach […]

My New Therapist (Part 2)

Recently I have been feeling a lot better about where I am at. 2019 has started out on an okay note. Mostly. I get triggered from watching the news about the current (STILL) government shutdown over here in the U.S. and how it is having what is pretty much a life-threatening¬† effect on several workers […]