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…)”

Learning How to be by Myself

T/W: Discussions of sex, eating disorders, and unhealthy coping mechanisms. Hello! I know my schedule with updating this blog has been super all over the place. I’m going to try to make it my mission to get back on schedule. Especially because a lot of the more hectic parts of my life have finally calmedContinue reading “Learning How to be by Myself”

Learning to Focus on Myself

Hello everyone, happy Friday! Today I want to do something a little bit different. I noticed lately that a lot of my blogs have involved other people somehow—even if the overall blog was supposed to be about me and an experience that I personally had, it still always ended up revolving around someone else. UponContinue reading “Learning to Focus on 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”

New Beginnings

T/W: Discussion of mental illnesses, toxic relationships, and mild swearing. Hello readers, it’s that time again, and in this current moment I’m feeling optimistic, so I felt like I should write about it. I want to start by saying that not everything in my life is magically perfect and better than it’s been—quite the opposite,Continue reading “New Beginnings”

Meds, Mental Hospitals, and Life After

T/W: Sensitive topics about mental health medicine and mental illness—also mentions of mental hospitals and dark themes. Hello readers! Another Friday, another 5pm EST, and another post about my mental instability. So grab your favorite coping mechanism/comfort object and let’s jump right in! Note: This post is going to be LONG, so seriously, if youContinue reading “Meds, Mental Hospitals, and Life After”

ED and Me

T/W: Discussion about eating disorders and mental illness in somewhat subtle detail—disordered thinking is displayed. Note: I will be pledging $20 of my own money to NEDA and ProjectHeal in an effort to raise further awareness about the issue—donations would be greatly appreciated and can be made on the home page—For any donation I receiveContinue reading “ED and Me”