Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dealing With Anger

Waiting for new medications to start working requires patience. Something that I appear to be lacking today. I am feeling very agitated this afternoon and it’s moments like this that I get the most frustrated with my illness. I can … Continue reading

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5 Lessons of Depression

While having depression has been the most difficult thing in life I’ve had to cope with, it’s taught me a few things and I thought I’d share them with you. 1. Patience. I’ve had to learn how to sit with … Continue reading

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The Road To Recovery

The road to recovery is a difficult and treacherous one, not laid out in a nice clear path that’s easy to follow. I’ve had to trailblaze my own way and here’s some tips I’ve learned: 1. Maps don’t exist. While … Continue reading

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A Face Of Mental Illness

Robin Williams never publicly disclosed that he was mentally ill, but with the recent release of his autopsy report and the findings of antidepressants in his systems, I am going to assume that he struggled with his mental health. I … Continue reading

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Just One Step

A journey begins with just one step. There are some days that I wake up and my depression feels like it’s got me held tightly in its clenches and I just lay there, not wanting to move. My mind just … Continue reading

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Mixed up Emotions

Today is a difficult day already. I can feel my emotions all mixed up inside and I’m struggling to work through them and not become overwhelmed by their Intensity. I can almost visualize them all churning away inside of me, … Continue reading

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Making It Through

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. A lot. In fact, I’ve spent a great deal of the last month in my head dealing with where I’m at in my life. You see, I’m in the midst of yet … Continue reading

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