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
There are a lot of people who have depression, anxiety and/or PTSD like I do and are able to attend classes. They are able to function like a normal human being. Unfortunately in the Spring of 2015, I was not one of them. As I stated in my earlier post Dark Days, I was suffering … Continue reading The Depressed College Students Guide to Navigating Classes….Do the Opposite of What I Did
Earlier I mentioned how with very few exceptions, there is no real, "one day" where your entire life got off track. But there can be moments. Moments where you took that final step that set you permanently off course. I can remember my moment. New York City, 2015. I was in my Junior year of … Continue reading Moments