Tis The Season To Hate Yourself

T/W: Discussions of mental illness, eating disorders, and poor body image. Hello readers, I hope you’re all having a wonderful holiday season with whatever you celebrate. If you celebrate nothing, that’s totally fine too and I hope you’re having a lovely winter season. I want to talk about body image and the holidays today—how theyContinue reading “Tis The Season To Hate Yourself”

My Ongoing Struggle with Depression and Anxiety and How it has Impacted My Life

C/W-T/W: Discussion of Anxiety and Depression. Hello to all who read this! I have disappeared for a few weeks. It was not the plan, but I think it’s a great place to start with this specific post. So, without sugar-coating it, I’m depressed. What I mean is, I have depression…and anxiety, the dynamic duo ofContinue reading “My Ongoing Struggle with Depression and Anxiety and How it has Impacted My Life”

Finding Peace Within My Mind

C/W—T/W: Mentions of mental health issues and harmful coping mechanisms. If you’ve read my posts before, you are probably aware that I have various mental illnesses and that I am open about my struggles with them. If this is your first time reading a post from me, then you’re about to understand what I mean.Continue reading “Finding Peace Within My Mind”

Friends (I Miss You…)

T/W: very subtle mentions of sexual assault. Also, overall tone of this post is sad. (This is a heads up that this post will be a bit different from my others. It’s going to be a bit scattered and more like unfiltered thoughts than a story or experience. Enjoy and Happy Friday the 13th!) FriendsContinue reading “Friends (I Miss You…)”

Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure

Part 4: The Facility and Life After T/W: light mentions of mental illness and mental facilities. Hello to everyone reading this! This is the final part of my second mental hospital experience and with that in mind, I’d like to say a few things. For starters, I know I didn’t post anything last Friday (postsContinue reading “Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure”

Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure

Part 3: The ER T/W: Mentions of eating disorders, self-harm and suicidal ideation/suicide attempt Hello to those reading this! This is the third part of this specific blog, so if you haven’t read the first two, and would like to, you can find them on the home page of my blog! I do recommend readingContinue reading “Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure”

Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure

Part 2: The Ambulance Ride T/W: Mentions of self-harm, suicidal ideation/attempt. So there I was, on cloud nine, adrenaline blasting through my veins—armed with the knowledge that I loved myself enough to keep my body alive for another day. It truly is a sensational feeling. It’s a feeling of warmth and peace that gives youContinue reading “Starting Over—Again!: An Attempt and a Second Mental Hospital Adventure”