Self care and self love are things that are often talked about. From Pinterest boards to signs with quotes about it to subscription boxes devoted to it, a lot of people have put in a lot of time and effort in creating resources and ideas about self care. I think everyone needs a healthy amount […]Read more "Self Care With a Mental Illness"
This is something that I knew I should write about, but between being busy and straight up not wanting to, I just never got around to it. I think that I didn’t want to talk about this because I still don’t want to always admit that I have a problem. I don’t want to admit […]Read more "Diagnosis"
Hi everyone! This past week, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to share with my church’s youth group about mental illness. I took the outline and decided to make it into a blog post! If you have any questions or concerns, please just let me know. DISCLAIMER: all of this is based on […]Read more "Mental Illness and Faith"
As I am writing this, it is 4:40am. I haven’t slept at all. I finally decided to go to bed at 2am and let my roommate sleep instead of talk to me. I laid in my bed and cried as my brain spiraled. I felt as if I was losing control. What if I do […]Read more "4am Mental Illness"
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"