Fighting Sucks

The only thing I really despise about being in a serious committed relationship, is the arguing and fighting. I hate it, I really do. I have a problem. I get so mad that I fly off the mouth and say mean and horrible things I don’t mean. The enormous problem is that I don’t realizeContinue reading “Fighting Sucks”

My Guest Blog

I was a guest blogger on this woman’s website recently. She has a mental health blog I follow on WordPress, and she’s published a few books as well. I liked her writing immediately so when I saw that she was interested in hosting guests for a series called “The Emerging Blogger”, I jumped right onContinue reading “My Guest Blog”

The ACE’s Quiz

My case manager and I were wrapping up a long session of the dreaded “treatment plan” update, when he exclaimed, “Oh, I almost forgot! There is a new quiz we have to do now!” He was referring to the ACE’s quiz. A.C.E is an acronym for “adverse childhood experiences”. The quiz was simple, but theContinue reading “The ACE’s Quiz”

Perception Is Reality

I used to at least always attempt to be optimistic about everything, even when the universe seemed against me. This is a feat I struggle with immensely now, especially after everything I have been through in my life. Years of mental health issues, tragedy, or just being a grumpy asshole can turn the optimist intoContinue reading “Perception Is Reality”

Ugh, life…

, so I have ranted in the past about money problems. We all have them to some extent. Mine however, are seemingly never fucking ending. I am in what is referred to as, the “payday loan trap”. It’s hell. Sure, the loan helped out at the time when I first acquired it. Now it’s aContinue reading “Ugh, life…”

My Emotional Freedom

A short time before Keith and I got married, I had a severe depressive episode and attempted to kill myself. Keith saved my life and I was transported to the hospital where I stayed a week, then to the nuthouse for a week. Not many people know about that incident. It’s a time of myContinue reading “My Emotional Freedom”