Tag Archives: mental illness

I’m Still Here…and I’m Still Moving Forward

I know it has been over a week since I posted. And in that time I’ve really been paying attention to my moods. And I’m beginning to wonder if the combination of my anti-depressant with my hormonal birth control might … Continue reading

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Two Weeks

Two weeks since my last post. Two weeks ago I was so proud of myself. Two weeks can make such a difference. I haven’t posted in two weeks because I’ve been slipping. And all I want to do is hide. … Continue reading

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Putting a Plan in Motion

I have started working with a Case Manager through the county’s mental health services unit. Today we came up with a plan to help me accomplish my goal of getting out of my apartment with no purpose attached. I mean, … Continue reading

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There is Hope

I’m getting there. I’m getting back to myself again. I feel my optimism returning, my zest for life. My energy levels are getting back to normal. Today I had an “a-ha!” moment, a conversation that really solidified my recovery. I … Continue reading

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Today I Hate Myself

Today I am filled with anger and hatred. Anger towards, and hatred of, myself. I hate that I feel like a failure. And I’m angry at myself for believing it. I hate feeling like I can’t function. And I’m angry … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Irrational Brain

Anxiety makes the smallest mole hill into the largest mountain. The rational part of my brain knows this. But the irrational part of my brain takes over and just spirals through all these worst case scenarios. My landlord is coming … Continue reading

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You’re Doing a Good Job

Sometimes we all need to be reminded that we are doing good things. Whether it is at our jobs, taking care of our families, and even taking care of ourselves. Sometimes I feel like people think I’m not doing enough … Continue reading

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