Monthly Archives: September 2013

Trying to Sleep

A regular sleep schedule is very important for individuals with mental illness, or at least that is what I was told for the Bipolar part of my mental illness. I have not experienced a manic episode for a couple of … Continue reading

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I experience a lot of somatic symptoms related to my mental illness. ¬†My body basically warns me of something I’m not dealing with emotionally. I try not to waste the doctor’s time, but she assured me that I could always … Continue reading

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So this weekend at a family function, I got very upset and ended up in the restroom with my mother as I was screaming and crying. ¬†Suddenly everything went fuzzy and when I came to, my mother was dabbing at … Continue reading

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Memory That Brought me Back To This Site

I haven’t been on this site in a long time, so I decided to make a new blog dedicated to my experiences living with mental illness, as well as stigma or ignorance I have encountered or do encounter during my … Continue reading

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