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…)”

Coping With Loss and Life Itself

(This post was written when I was trying to heal from some events in my life. I am feeling much better at the moment but still feel this can apply when grieving and healing!) Hello, it’s been a while, I know. I have been trying to focus on myself and healing mentally and physically lately.Continue reading “Coping With Loss and Life Itself”

Discovering Myself

T/W: post will deal with traumatic themes including sexual abuse and repercussions of trauma—trauma responses. Also includes mentions of mental illnesses. Oh boy…another Friday, another post, and more experiences that I’m living through that can hopefully help one of you. I have to admit from the start that this post is going to be aContinue reading “Discovering Myself”

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 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”

This is for You

T/W: gaslighting, manipulation I have to write this—for me but also for maybe someone who has dealt with this. I am in awe in the worst ways because I’m so confused and hurt and I could only imagine if I had to deal with this longer than necessary. I met a man. I talked aboutContinue reading “This is for You”