I want to keep it real with everyone who reads my blog. On August 7, 2019 I tried to take my life for the second time. It started like any other day. I got up and went to the job I love. After work I went to a therapy appointment. I knew what I was… Continue reading Keeping it real
A close friend of mine gave me this bracelet. Not only is it super cute but it means so much more. She was going through a extremely hard time in her life and someone gave it to her. She wanted me to have it because she knows that I am going through difficult things myself.… Continue reading Believe
Mental health matters. Today is mental health awareness day. So I though I would share with one thing that is most important to me in my recovery. Self care can be done in many different ways. Heres 10 ways you can practice self care: Taking a shower or a bath: Taking a shower or bath… Continue reading Mental Health Matters
Mom's save the day again and again. All the mothers in my life are amazing women. Why is it that we only celebrate moms once a year? This morning around 3 am Mackenzie woke me up and stated that she wanted to watch Frozen. For those of you who don't know thats her favorite movie.… Continue reading Moms.
Recently, I went back into the hospital and was admitted into behavioral health services again after not being there for 6 months. I stayed there for a week and was given a lot of time to reflect on my life and how I was going to gain hope for the future. See, I was admitted… Continue reading Finding Hope
The second time I was hospitalized was because of my anti-depressants. More or less because I stopped taking them. I got put on medication the very first time I was hospitalized. I stopped taking them for a few days because I forgot and I felt really down. I take two different medications. One is a… Continue reading Medication
I think sometimes all we think about is the negative. If someone goes to a restaurant and has an awful experience they are more likely to share the bad experience with ten people as opposed to a good experience they would only share it with two people. How can we be positive in such a… Continue reading Positive over Negative