I can see clearer than I ever have before. The colors brighten and I'm not up, down, up, down, up, down. It was as if there was this gray haze over my life while depressed and lithium has brought the beauty of colors back. I can see what I want and what I need to… Continue reading Politics and Lithium
Ashley over at Mental Health @ Home published another phenomenal book last month, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis. This book not only goes over the different diagnosis but also includes small essays on people who have personal experience with them. I was lucky enough to have Ashley accept my piece on ADD. I love this… Continue reading Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis
I apologize for being missing in action the past few weeks. In August, my sister and her boyfriend finally got married! They've been together for 9 years & have 3 kids together. I'm so happy for her. They're great together. They've had their moments but what couple hasn't? She was a damn gorgeous bride! I… Continue reading Update
Source: Released today – Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis!
I'm super excited for this week's Working On Us writing prompt from Beckie over at Beckie's Mental Mess! It's on emotional support animals, which means I get to talk about my beloved furbabies! Go check it out so you can join in! Prompt #1 Do you own a pet for emotional support and/or service/therapy? My… Continue reading Working On Us Week #11
It's already week 10 of Beckie's (from Beckie's Mental Mess) Working On Us writing prompts! If you wanna join in, go check out Beckie's (she's awesome!) page! Prompt #1 Does social media affect your overall mental health? If so, please describe how it affects you? For the most part, social media doesn't bother my mental… Continue reading Working On Us Week #10
Read this if your work has been stolen by Tygpress.com. Important info. I’ve been stolen from & so have several of my blogger friends. THIS NEEDS TO STOP.
I was exploring new blogs via the WordPress Reader when I discovered some very bad news.
What was the nature of this bad news?
By the way, they stole a lot of my blog posts too (From the looks of things, Tygpress has been helping themselves to all of my blog posts).
The blog administrator of I Do Run was the one who brought this to my attention with their blog post, Please Read — Your Blog May Have Been Harvested!.
There was no way that I was going to let Tygpress get away with their transgression. So, I filed a DMCA takedown request on Digital Ocean’s Report Abuse section of their website (Digital Ocean is the hosting provider for the unscrupulous blogger that…
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It's time for Beckie's (from Beckie's Mental Mess) writing prompt for Working On Us! It's to spread more awareness on mental illness. You should definitely check it out & join in! Unfortunately, I missed last week's prompt because I was super busy. But I'm ready to get back at it. Prompt #1 Have you ever… Continue reading Working On Us Week #9
Last week, I started my first session of EMDR therapy. We're going at a slower pace since my trauma was on-going when I was younger and because sometimes people end up trapped in the harsh memories. So, my sessions go back and forth between talk therapy and EMDR. I decided to share my journey with… Continue reading Part 1: Starting EMDR Therapy
It's week 7 of Beckie's Working On Us Writing Prompt! It's another week to help break the stigma on those with any mental illness or disorder. This week's topic is suicide. Prompt #1 Have you ever experienced suicidal thoughts? I've had suicidal thoughts since the age of 11. Your brain tells you that you're worthless,… Continue reading Working On Us Week #7