Just let me drift away like that of a dandelion seed to its grave ~ Adeline Marie
If I try to explain my pain and torment to someone who has never been depressed or felt what anxiety or a panic attack is like or the drastic effects of the myriad of medications that my doctor is ‘testing’ on me. If this someone has never been buried so deep in the darkest hole covered with rocks – better yet, boulders – crushing down on you to a point where you are breathing, but barely surviving. This person will never understand your pain. They will never fully be able to get that you can’t just ‘get over it’ or ‘be positive and that will fix everything’. … More Day 1 of IOP: The Powerful Connection through Shared Pain.
Most days lately, I find myself under this heavy shroud and it just seems beyond impossible to get out from underneath it. No matter how hard I try. … More As I look up towards the sky, the raindrops mix with the tears I cry.
Mental health is a tricky topic, and can so easily be tailored to each individual through a myriad of variables that effect each of us in slightly different ways. So these are my experiences, frustrations, realizations and methods of self care and mindfulness and hard work towards fulfilling my true destiny and finding real joy within. … More Join me on my Mental Health Journey
Another break, another
hospitalization, another headache
another medication, another self-help book
another stone thrown in the brook. … More His name is Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar
As I look up
towards the sky
the raindrops mix with
the tears I cry. … More The Sea of Sorrow and Grief