Tag Archives: mental illness

Maybe I’m Not Ok – But That’s Ok 

My story with suicidal ideation goes back 35 years, to when I was 9 years old. To say that I’ve been living with these thoughts for a while now, would be a bit of an understatement, given that I’m now … Continue reading

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A Grief Like No Other 

I haven’t written in a long time and I’ve missed it. There’s just been so much happening over the last month that I don’t even honestly know how I’m still standing and functioning. The carousel that is my life is … Continue reading

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RI Hate My Brain

I hate my illness today. Most days I manage it and while it’s cumbersome, for most times, it doesn’t have me in a chokehold. Until today. From the time I woke up at 2:00 am, 5:00 am and 7:00 am, … 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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My Thoughts Lie 

This seems to be a lesson I struggle with learning. But I saw this meme and it made me really think (ha ha) about the many things I do think about and how much of what I am thinking is … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Suicide 

We need to talk about suicide. And I mean really talk openly about it. None of the hushed up whispering about it, pussy-footing around the subject. Fuck stigma. People are dying. Every single day, we lose someone. Because we won’t … Continue reading

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