I have wanted to write this particular post for some time, but was scared I would not do it justice. However, I have been getting angrier and angrier about the way people talk about medication and mental health. First I need to say that I am not a doctor, scientist or any kind of medical … Continue reading Medication
Milestones, for some they can mean making it to the top of Mount Everest, for others, surviving to see the next sunrise. Technically of course, it measures the distance that you have traveled from one place to the next. I do not know about you dear reader, but for me, it is hard for me … Continue reading Milestones
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