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My Mental Illness is NOT your Paycheck

It started with a simple post. An acquaintance put out a call on social media for all those who have anxiety and depression and take medication. There was no qualifying statement asking for advice or even just explaining she was going through a hard time.  She had mentioned to me privately about struggling with stress…… Continue reading My Mental Illness is NOT your Paycheck

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Summer Hiatus is Over!

  Summer is almost over, and for the majority of us, Labor Day in the US marked the end of the season.  Seeing summer leave is always one of the hardest parts of the year. We get so used to the warm weather, the sunny days and being outdoors.  Something about summer is just…happy. This…… Continue reading Summer Hiatus is Over!

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You Follow Me Wherever I Go

Most of us learn about our shadows when we’re little, and our little selves are mesmerized by them. This dark shape on the ground that looks just like us keeps us occupied, sometimes scared, but mostly intrigued. They grow and change with us, an almost perfect reflection of ourselves depending on the sun’s position, of…… Continue reading You Follow Me Wherever I Go

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Oh Honey, Remove your Rose Colored Glasses

I recently read a blog post from one woman to her boyfriend’s ex.  Apparently she feels this woman wanted her boyfriend back, and by what she writes, it seems like.  You can read the original post here. However, unless her boyfriend is sharing these messages, I have to question how she knows what’s actually being said…… Continue reading Oh Honey, Remove your Rose Colored Glasses

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Small Victories in Mental Illness

Life has a tendency to throw curve balls when you least expect it, making it a wonderful, exhausting, stressful experience.  A lot of time and effort is dedicated to the various aspects of our lives whether it be work, family or friends.  On top of that, there is the daily upkeep of our existence that…… Continue reading Small Victories in Mental Illness

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I’m not a Cool Girl

We’ve all seen her in movies…the girl who could care less.  She’s down for any and everything.  She can eat junk food, drinks beer and has a smoking hot body. She has zero emotions other than happiness and is completely laid-back when it comes to love.  She could care less what her boyfriends do and…… Continue reading I’m not a Cool Girl

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5 Things You Never Thought to Ask

This time of year is always the hardest.  It’s my busy season at work, and I spend more time working than anything.  It’s late nights and weekends, 55 hours a week and Saturdays.  I barely get a full nights sleep due to the time it takes to wind down after work. With those sleep deprived…… Continue reading 5 Things You Never Thought to Ask