I almost took all my pills but I didn’t. Here’s why.
I was skeptical because semantics can ruin a case in the legal system. But, either way, Johnny Depp won whether you were a fan in the beginning or not. He put his life out there for the world to see and so many people are happy that he did.
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.
It Has Been a Rough Number of Months One thing I can say is that I have never had to handle all of the things that I have been through alone. I have spoken before of my village and I love them for all the things that they do. Their support comes in many forms.Continue reading “My Village”
The final bit of my stay in the psych ward. Just as much as I am tired of talking about it, I’m sure you guys are tired of reading about it so it’s time to move on. That’s all we really can do in the end. Now what?
Just as there are bad days, there are good days. I appreciate the good days when they come and sometimes we have to focus on the positive to make it through the bad days.
I Don’t Know MUCH BUT… I do know that therapy should be a bit more tailored to the person that is receiving it. The last time I was at Southern Maryland, I wasn’t as knowledgeable regarding psychology. I was obtaining my Associate’s at the time but I just think that there is so much moreContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part 3): “Therapy””
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)”
If you see someone doing something that isn’t right, don’t just assume they have a mental illness. There are some people with mental illnesses that do not act like this and it is not up to us to throw diagnoses out there based on ONE incident. Before obtaining a diagnosis from a PROFESSIONAL, there is a work up done, records reviewed, etc. Professionals don’t just walk up on someone and diagnose them and we shouldn’t either.