"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
I have talked about how I have PTSD, depression and anxiety. It's the main reason why I started to blog, so I had somewhere to talk about what I am going through and what I have been through. Since my diagnoses and my decision to finally seek help, I have met others who suffer from … Continue reading The Runner
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
Normal (I know, probably not the one you thinking of) Everyone is so obsessed with the concept of normal. Half of the world seems to be obsessed with becoming or remaining normal, and the other half seem just as determined to be anything but normal. Most people seem to think that normal means, just like … Continue reading The N Word
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?