In the interest of having my blog be transparent, I’d like to share that my depression (although controlled for the … Continue Reading What’s The Point?
There were those times when I thought that my meds were changing my very essence, but they weren’t. There were … Continue Reading To Those Who Grapple With Taking Meds
I’ve discovered that I need 8-9 hours of sleep. Without it, I have a very tough time. It is so … Continue Reading Getting Enough Sleep Is Fast Becoming A Primary Goal
The answer is yes. But, I have not always been “as aware.” My awareness has grown out of my intention … Continue Reading Have I Always Been High-Functioning?
I don’t know how to get out of this funk I am in. The last time I felt this bad, … Continue Reading Sleep It Off: A Way Out Of The Funk?
In Part One, I posed the following question and answer… https://mentallyillinamerica.com/2020/02/28/better-but-not-fixed-a-response-to-my-voices-about-employment-and-mental-health-part-one/ Question: Why don’t mental health advocates talk more about … Continue Reading Better But Not Fixed: A Response To My Voices About Employment And Mental Health (Part Two)
After going through my longest series of psychotic breaks in the early 2000’s, my general functioning took a significant dive. … Continue Reading When I Began Changing How I Carried On Out In Public
I feel quite heavily the weight of my decision to share these thoughts, knowing that this will garner the wrong … Continue Reading Better But Not Fixed: A Response To My Voices About Employment And Mental Health (Part One)
Yes. I know some of you may be beginning to wonder. But, every day has its challenges! Above and beyond … Continue Reading Are There Good Times For Me, A Person With Chronic Mental Illness?
Do you think people know the true meaning of kindness, or is kindness (like many other things in life) simply … Continue Reading Caring In The Best Of Ways
I need to quit getting involved in political discussions. On Facebook… Twitter… Everywhere! Democrat vs. Republican. Whatever, wherever. Done! Although … Continue Reading I Think I Need To Give Up Politics
Psych meds are a funny thing. What works for one person may not work for the next. There’s a lot … Continue Reading It Seems To All Boil Down To The Meds I’m Taking