Tag Archives: depression

Working To Find Hope 

Depression, anxiety, PTSD and BPD are my present diagnoses with regards to my mental health. I first became aware of my mental illness at age 32, twelve long years ago. I know I’ve been living with it for most of … Continue reading

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The Comeback Kid 

After a setback in November 2015 that landed me in the hospital for a week and saw me once again being unable to work, I’m now preparing myself for another comeback. I’ve spent 2016 working hard to be the best … Continue reading

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Reset Required 

I’m well aware that all the signs are there of my falling into a depression again and I hate this feeling. The isolating, the confusion, getting lost in my thoughts as time just slips by and I lose track of … Continue reading

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On the Edge of A Rabbit Hole 

I feel like I live most of my life this way – on the edge of something. I never know if it’s going to be a fall down into the rabbit hole that I’m going to have to claw my … Continue reading

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Triggers 

   This is going to be one of my most personal and powerful posts to date as I feel an overwhelming urge to get my thoughts and feelings out of my chaotic mind and out into the Universe. My world … Continue reading

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Talking About Suicide 

  I talk about suicide. A lot. It’s an important topic to me and I don’t turn away in shame or embarrassment when I discuss my experiences as a suicide attempt survivor. It wasn’t always this way. In the past, I … 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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