My New Therapist (Part 4)

Every week I have a very productive appointment with my therapist. The 45 minutes go by so fast but I always leave feeling different than when I came in. Sometimes happier, sometimes vulnerable, sometimes angry. The second and third ones I mentioned have nothing to do with my therapist keep in mind. She is still […]

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 […]

How Twitter Saved My Life (Part 6)

I was receiving so much support on Twitter from people more than ever. And vise versa. In fact, this wasn’t even from just MH Advocates anymore. It was a wider range. In little to no time I had around 3,000 followers, all due to my dedication to the Resistance. Twitter had a trending FollowBack campaign […]

How Twitter Saved My Life (Part 5)

My birthday had come. It was the end of June and I was not looking forward to it. I would be turning 30 and I hated the idea of being at the stereotypical age where you are no longer “young” and are expected to become a stereotypical “grown-up” overnight more or less. Given what life’s […]

I Will Never Stop

I was taken away from public school to a physically and mentally abusive school. But I kept going I was so depressed after so many school tried to bring me down as a pre-teen But I kept going I felt like nobody understood me But I kept going I was stuck in schools for years […]

I Can’t But I Won’t Either

I’m in a really dark place right now. I can’t relax. I can’t stop dwelling on all of the setbacks I had because I don’t fit the status quo. I can’t stop crying. I can’t stop losing energy no matter how much coffee I consume or how much sleep I get. I can’t stop being […]

The Restored Holiday Spirit While Suffering With Depression

This post is a part of Nicole Carman’s mental health-related holiday post series, “Taking Care of your Mental Health during the Holiday Season.” To see the post line-up for the previous and remaining posts in this series, please visit “https://www.navigatingdarkness.com/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-during-the-holiday-season …” this page on Nicole’s blog, Navigating Darkness. If you enjoy this post, please comment and […]