Assuming things about people and body shaming is just wrong especially when you’re in no better shape than the person you are talking about.
Before I was actually diagnosed with MDD, I knew there was a problem but there was nothing I could do to fix it until I got my own insurance and so the journey began. Here is my story.
My struggles and frustrations with weight and having to constantly explain everything I have tried to well meaning people.
While writing this blog, someone tried to test me. Lets just say that my psychiatrist, psychologist, and meds are out here saving lives and I even finished the blog.
This mess is for the birds, for real. Being depressed and unmotivated gets you nothing in life. I’m over here gaining weight even though I work out. Feeling suicidal daily is fun and reading psychiatric charts makes it even more fun. People have some very creative ways of attempting but they don’t succeed. Therefore, IContinue reading “I’d Rather Be Manic”
If a woman works out to lose weight, sometimes (if not most times), it’s for their own satisfaction. I don’t do it for a soul. Thanks for your concern though.
Back Again Okay, 12 years ago, I had to go to Southern Maryland Hospital for getting extremely triggered by my father and cutting the tendons in my hand. I talked about it a little in The Story of My Mental Illness. Well, I found myself back at the same hospital although it is now Medstar SouthernContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part One)”
Because this is Mental Health Awareness Month, I decided that today is the day that I tell the story of my diagnosis, symptoms, frustrations, treatments, and all that good stuff. If there are any questions that you would like to ask, please feel free to do so. When Did I Notice a Problem? When IContinue reading “The Story of My Mental Illness”
Sometimes it’s best that I don’t look at the traits or qualities of people that have bipolar disorder. I sometimes use it as a crutch or an explanation for some of my irrational actions or lack of motivation. But how do you tell when your actions ARE a direct result of your mental illness? BipolarContinue reading “Don’t Use Your Mental Illness as a Crutch”
The picture that I have up is what prompted this blog. I’ve been yelling about this for a long time but today I felt compelled to really talk to you guys about this. Please note that I have ONLY picked being a skinny, BLACK girl in America because that was what I was at oneContinue reading “Being a Skinny, Black Girl in America”