The Key

Life..  it’s complicated and messy. No one gets out of here unscathed by the rigors of life. However, not everyone handles life’s obstacles in the same way; largely due to how each of us perceives our life and the lives of the people around us.  I have always traveled down a difficult path, and someContinue reading “The Key”

Rant: Religion is Not a Cure for Mental Illness

Originally posted on This Bipolar Brat:
Disclaimer: I am an atheist. I’m out and loud about my atheism. However, this post isn’t about my beliefs or your beliefs. It’s about some’s ignorant beliefs when it comes to mental illness and mental health. ? This rant is about a type of toxic positivity (Check out the…

My Retort

I chose yesterday of all days, to turn off the feature that had me pre-approve all comments on my posts. I chose to do this because of the way my mind was working at the time. My mind very forcefully said, “Who cares if someone disagrees or doesn’t like my post, or says something negativeContinue reading “My Retort”

Fighting Mental Health Stigma

The Problem There are so many issues as a result of mental health stigma. At the most basic, stigma discriminates and alienates people who are pretty rough on themselves already. On a national level, we have a fragmented healthcare system which further alienates the mentally ill. We lack adequate mental health care professionals, and theContinue reading “Fighting Mental Health Stigma”

My Sweet, Sweet Husband

Yesterday marked two years since my husband left this realm of reality that is our planet, Earth. He is out there now on the ultimate adventure and a part of me is a little jealous. I’m not suicidal or anything, I just am so curious about what is beyond our limited knowledge and understanding ofContinue reading “My Sweet, Sweet Husband”

Cheaters and Liars

If I am to be honest, I have been a cheater and a liar before. In fact, I had an affair during my first marriage which ultimately ended the relationship. Once trust is broken, it’s incredibly difficult to get it back. Of course, no one cares about how the cheater feels, they cheated. They deserveContinue reading “Cheaters and Liars”

The Kids Are NOT Alright

Mental illness showed up in me at a young age, beginning with O.C.D. and morphing into full blown depression by my teen years. Although those things were difficult to deal with as a kid, dealing with having a mentally ill parent was just as difficult, if not more. The thought that I could put myContinue reading “The Kids Are NOT Alright”

Am I Ever Happy?

Featured photo: cafepress.com Gifs: giphy.com Someone asked me today if I’m ever happy. This question followed a bitch out session by yours truly. I had a good reason to bitch, trust me. I guess everyone usually feels justified when bitching someone out. If you know you’re wrong and keep complaining, then you’re… just a bitch.Continue reading “Am I Ever Happy?”