"Sometimes you need to go home." I heard my aunt say that when I was ten years old. She was talking about my cousin who had transferred college, from one several hours away, to another thirty minutes away. At the time, I didn't understand what she meant. My cousin had been incredibly homesick. A shy … Continue reading Home
PTSD, depression, anxiety, they are all different disorders, but they all have something in common. A feeling of isolation that you are alone in your fight. If you have never personally experienced this feeling, then you can not truly understand it. This is the closest I can get to describing that loneliness. It is a … Continue reading A Handful of Strings
What's wrong with me? I think everyone has asked themselves that at one point or another. I certainly asked it of my self often enough, especially during those awkward teenage years. Fortunately, or unfortunately, what is wrong with me can actually be diagnosed. I have PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, moderate reoccurring depression, and … Continue reading What’s Wrong with Me?
I am not a person who asks for help. Even when I am drowning and someone is holding a lifeline, it is incredibly difficult for me to reach out and take what they are offering. After I finally got in to see a counselor at my university, they evaluated me and came to the conclusion … Continue reading Help