Today I took the day off from going to PHP #4. I’m absolutely tired of and overwhelmed by it. The program is skills-based, which means the therapists teach us skills aimed at like, improving our outlook and tamping down anxiety. I’ve already used a few of the skills, myself. But the knowledge doesn’t come easy.… Read More A Day Off From PHP
via 💚💚💚 May 2018: Mental Health Awareness Month Share Because You Care Be A Mentor💚💚💚 Beckie of Beckie’s Mental Mess has put a call out for us to gather our links in the comments and reblog the original post in order to create and/or expand WP’s mental health community, where we can mentor each other regarding… Read More Become a Mental Health Mentor!
I hadn’t heard news this morning about whether my grandma made it through the night. Thankfully. I’ll still mourn her — especially because I made the abrupt choice to stay here, and work on my mental health. I was trying to convince myself of this, and then realized how much time I’ve spent in both… Read More The Future Funeral
As I put one arm through one sleeve and the other arm through the other, on my black, silky-type shirt this morning, I knew something bad would happen. For example, while eating yogurt, the cuff dragged across the top of the yogurt cup, which I somehow knew would happen. And of course, the yogurt smeared… Read More Out of Nowhere
I’m sorry I haven’t replied to your comments. After seeing my therapist and continued communication with my psychiatrist, we decided that I should go to the hospital, which is where I am right now. I’ll likely be admitted; if so, my husband will try to provide updates. Thank you all so much for the positive… Read More UPDATE 3/23/18
I can only speak for myself and my own illnesses (bipolar, anxiety), but I think many can relate to having an invisible illness. “But you seem fine.” “You don’t seem depressed.” I get this a lot, especially the latter. Well, I am depressed. It’s just that my affect is that of a person who is… Read More Living With an Invisible Illness
Thank you to orange walls for nominating me for . . . . . . and you should definitely check out her blog, especially if you want to know why she calls it orange walls! Recently she blogged about various mood tracker apps, which is certainly worth a read. Sunshine Blogger Award Rules: The Sunshine Blogger… Read More Sunshine Blogger Award #2!