Isn’t it sad…

As I was taking my medication tonight I thought, “It’s sad that I need a pill to be happy.” And then I stopped myself because that thought is EXACTLY why the stigma around mental health exists. We, as a society in general, treat invisible illnesses as if it’s the fault of the person battling them. … More Isn’t it sad…

One Little Word.

There’s an online blogger that I really admire named Ali Edwards. I love her outlook on life, love, and the simple things. She also scrapbooks, which makes her even cooler, imo! Every January she chooses a word to focus on- whether it’s create, light, athlete, etc. It becomes a mantra for her year. And every … More One Little Word.

Is this what it’s like to not have such severe depression?

I’m doing well. Really well. Abilify has changed my life. I emptied the dishwasher recently without giving myself a pep talk first. I’m wearing make-up again- and not as a part of my fa├žade. I actually wanted to put it on. I’m exercising. Things are still difficult during the day at times, but I’m really … More Is this what it’s like to not have such severe depression?