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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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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

Adulting · Aging · annoyance · anxiety · Authenticity · fear · Friendship · Growing Pains · Letting go · Life · mental health · Over eating · panic attacks · Panic Disorder · positivity · Self Discovery · Self Worth · Stress · Uncategorized

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

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Struggling to Categorize

**Trigger Warning*** This post deals with a possible sexual assault.  If you are deeply effected by these types of experiences, please do not read. October 2014 was a crazy time for me.  The Second and I had broken up, and I was trying to figure out just exactly what I had done wrong.  It came…… Continue reading Struggling to Categorize

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The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness

The hardest part of having a mental illness is not what you would expect.  It’s not feeling that the world will collapse if I make a mistake.  It’s not the feeling that I don’t feel the way I “should.” Both of these are common thoughts that run through my mind, and from what I understand,…… Continue reading The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness