Everything’s good btw! 🙂 I have several posts lined up until the end of August 2020. I’ll be back once I’ve had a chance to regroup! Thanks, as always, for reading my blog!
Well, what do I mean by self-destructive mode? I mean simply, when I am drinking caffeinated beverages, and eating entirely … Continue Reading I Do Some Of My Most Satisfying Work When I Am In Self-Destructive Mode
Here we are approaching June, but I couldn’t leave May without posting something about mental health awareness month. As many … Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Month
I am not talking about exercise, although that’s a nice thought. I am talking about getting out of the house … Continue Reading I Know I Need To Get Moving More But I Can’t
It’s not an easy task. Of course, I wind down, but that doesn’t guarantee me a full night of rest. … Continue Reading I Strongly Dislike Going To Bed At Night
As I sit here, locked away in this home day after day, it’s only natural to wonder if there’s anything … Continue Reading Some Late-Night Mental Health Woes
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)
In this post, I am going to discuss how ‘stable’ and ‘functioning’ are what people actually mean when they say … Continue Reading Stable And Functioning Instead Of Recovering
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?
It took me years to admit to (or even recognize) some of the symptoms that were going on inside my … Continue Reading An Experience Of Mental Health Symptoms
Just prior to my receiving my schizoaffective disorder diagnosis, I had attempted suicide a handful of times on rides to … Continue Reading A Little About My Journey With Chronic Mental Illness
You know what makes me sad? It is those individuals whose voice is mangled or doesn’t exist at all! This … Continue Reading Work Hard Every Day And Don’t Be Discouraged
So, we all have a story, and some of our stories began well before we started sharing them publicly. I … Continue Reading You All Are Entering My Story 20 Years After The Fact
I feel as though, these days I am doing pretty well. The last time I spoke with my psychiatrist, he … Continue Reading Varying Degrees Of Stability
This describes me to a “T.” I have a number of hobbies and interests. Sadly, though, much of the time, … Continue Reading Jack Of All Trades – Master Of None