Hi lovely readers, Happy Tuesday. Things are beginning to return to partial normalcy here in Canada, though of course businesses require that you wear a mask and we still aren't supposed to gather in groups larger than 10. It is hard for me to remember a lot of quarantine, because some of it was very … Continue reading Things I Wish I Could Explain to the People Who Love/Care for Someone with Severe Mental Illness
Hi lovely readers, I hope you are all staying healthy, safe, and sane. I'm so sorry for my absence, but not only was my laptop broken, but I also was barely functioning enough to get out of bed to eat or drink water, even. Thankfully things are beginning to open up, which is encouraging for … Continue reading What is Bipolar 1 Disorder?
Hi lovely reader, I feel as though my last few weeks have been utterly chaotic, and as though it is finally lifting now. I am still not sleeping well and my moods have been shifting frequently, and although I am a big advocate for trying to keep some semblance of structure and balance during tough … Continue reading How to Feel Like You’re Getiing Your Shit Together (& Actually Do It)
Hi lovely readers, I hope your Thursday morning has been productive and calm, and that your start of 2020 looks promising and instills excitement in you for what this year will bring. A few days ago an acquaintance of mine, who I used to be close with and who was seeking regrowth of our friendship … Continue reading Why I Write So Personally/Openly
Hi lovely readers, The last month and a half or so has been very challenging. Sobriety has brought me a lot of ease in many areas, but mental health related issues tend to become more apparent, at least in my case, when I am not coping with drugs. The first 3 months of being clean … Continue reading A How-To: Managing through Periods of Instability, Depression, Insomnia, or Episodic PTSD Symptoms