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I didn’t realize it, but I was emotionally exhausted

I have a tendency to be a tenacious person. I give and give and go and go until I have no more gas in my brain tank. I am an extremely energetic passionate human being with a lot of feelings. I don't have the ability to regulate that passion at times. It comes out of [...]

By | 2017-12-14T02:51:30+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I didn’t realize it, but I was emotionally exhausted

Words Cut

Never underestimate the power of words to hurt so deeply that you feel like you could die. I have experienced this first hand. Someone says "I was just angry." And that's why they said something so hurtful to me. I am not convinced that angry words aren't truthful. I think that surge of anger gives [...]

By | 2017-12-10T20:06:43+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Words Cut

Lately Being Misunderstood is What Causes My Depression

Recently, I've been dealing with the Oregon school system, who apparently hasn't read the Americans With Disabilities Act. I have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD and ADHD. My son was also diagnosed with ADHD and OCD as well as anxiety. It's incredibly frustrating to watch my son deal with the same mental health issues that I [...]

By | 2017-12-09T11:36:38+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lately Being Misunderstood is What Causes My Depression

I Don’t Care if You Don’t Understand My Panic Attacks

I’m having a panic attack and it’s OK if you don’t get it. I used to care whether you got it or not but now I don’t mind either way. This is my panic attack and I own it. I didn’t necessarily buy it from the panic attack dealer but here it is! It was [...]

By | 2017-12-08T00:15:40+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Don’t Care if You Don’t Understand My Panic Attacks

What shit to buy for people this holiday season from people I like

Hello everyone, Here is a list of people to buy things from for this holiday season: Schizophrenic NYC - Awesome clothing and artwork that promotes mental health awareness and fights against stigma Check out her shop! http://www.schizophrenic.nyc/mental-health-t-shirts/ Here's some info from the creator, my girl, Michelle Hammer: "Schizophrenic.NYC was created, founded, & designed by Michelle Hammer, [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:03:17+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What shit to buy for people this holiday season from people I like

Should therapy last until you die?

The short answer to this question is: no. I know that people love to see their therapists. It feels good to be understood and validated. I get it, and I want to say this: yes, you're right and you are entitled to those feelings. Listen, after I see my therapist I feel awesome. She hears [...]

By | 2017-12-02T15:50:05+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should therapy last until you die?

When you ask for what you want, you might get it

As a child, teenager and young adult, I found it hard to ask for what I wanted. It was difficult for me to believe that my opinion matters enough to do that. I had wants and feelings but believing that anyone wanted to hear them was a different story. I was afraid that if I [...]

By | 2017-12-01T00:15:25+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When you ask for what you want, you might get it

When someone makes you feel invisible

When someone makes you feel invisible it is an awful feeling. I know that feeling well. I want them to see me, but as much as i try to make it happen, they simply cannot. I want them to tell me I'm beautiful but they look right through me. It breaks my heart into thousands [...]

By | 2017-11-30T04:58:58+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When someone makes you feel invisible