Category: Mental Health
The Most Influential Moment of My Life
I was asked the other day what my most influential life moment was. Without even thinking I said “when I spent 3 days in a mental hospital”. It is an experience you never forget and you never stop being influenced by. Today is the 5 year anniversary of my admittance to Hyland Behavioral Health for…
This past weekend I flew to Dallas to pack up my stuff from the apartment I once shared with my husband. And today, I filed for divorce. And it was HARD. But I can do hard things.
I don’t have to do or be anything special. Because I’m already loved by God. And that is enough.
What About Your Friends?
It doesn’t matter how pretty or famous or rich you are. Mental illness doesn’t discriminate.
I had someone tell me today that I needed to stop using my anxiety as an excuse and that I needed to “grow out of it”. The person that said this is someone I care deeply about and whom I know cares deeply about me. However, the way they see the world is entirely different…
Finding Peace and Freedom in Solitude
My journey to replacing “alone, sad, and lonely” with “solitude, peaceful, and free”
What Mental Illness Looks Like
Oh life… Yesterday was one of those days where I wanted to go home, curl up in a ball, and cry. Or bury myself in the covers, never to resurface again. Or get drunk until I black out and forget everything. Or all of the above. It was one of those days that started off…
Open Letter to 2018
Putting 2018 on notice that this year will be AMAZING!