For those of you who don’t know, I have seven tattoos! I’m basically that coolest person you know (just kidding). But even if you did know that, I think it’d be cool if I got to tell you the reason for each one! And not just the quick mumbled version so I can stop talking […]Read more "My Tattoos"
Hi guys! I want to use this blog to first and foremost be a place where I am honest and open as I struggle through my mental illness journey. One of the tools I’ve been trying to use to help me throughout my journey is medication. After 6 weeks of taking my new med, Paxil […]Read more "Medication Update"
Like most people in this world, I am used to comparing myself to those around me. I don’t think that this idea of comparing ourselves is a new concept, I believe it’s been around as long as pride and jealousy and insecurity has been (which is as long as Adam and Eve, hence the fall […]Read more "Comparison"
So hello, On my 21st birthday, I was told that my anxiety and depression was bad enough and obviously clinical enough to warrant medication. My 22nd birthday was on Friday (woo) and in the past year I have gone off of my meds by my own choice and by the issue of insurance providers and […]Read more "One Year Later"
Since November, I could feel myself slipping. I knew it was coming, this fall happens every year. I was hoping that maybe due to areas of my life going unusually well (new relationships, job I enjoy, friendships to love), it just wouldn’t come. So instead of preparing for it, I just slowly fell into it. […]Read more "Psalm 143"
Well, hello there! In my last blog post (check it out here if you haven’t already!) I mentioned that one of the reasons that I wanted to write a blog post was to show that I was only alive and breathing because of Jesus’ love and grace. I feel like mental illness is poorly represented […]Read more "Mental Health and 2 Corinthians"
These past couple of weeks I’ve wanted to write a blog post so badly, I just had so many thoughts and feelings that I wanted to share. The problem was the fluctuation over the days and even just hours at some points. I’ve struggled worse with my depression and anxiety in the past month and […]Read more "The Best I Could Do"