Category Archives: Depression

How Do I Tell My Son About PTSD?

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I have severe PTSD from a variety of shitty life experiences. I’ve had it for nearly 18 years now and, in my personal opinion, it’s not likely to get any… Read more »

One way to tell your husband loves you beyond words

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I have certain absolute ‘comfort movies,’ which will always be a source of comfort, whatever the reason. None of them likely make sense as to the who’s, and why’s, Lord… Read more »

The Great Wall of Lizze

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Starting on August 24th, the day we had to put Cleo to sleep, I began building a wall to hold my emotions back. The Boys were upset over the loss… Read more »

I hate…

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I hate… …myself. …that I’m mentally ill. …that I have bipolar disorder. …falling down the rabbit hole. …that self harm exists. …knowing about it. …being weak enough to cave in… Read more »

I can’t write this away

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My head hurts, and I’m woozy. I’m nauseous. I’m seriously over stimulated, I swear I can the vibrations in the air. My body is tense and throbbing.  The only way… Read more »

 Recovery is a process

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The lithium is slowly doing its job, working together with my other medications to even out my moods. It’s improving things, and hey, some progress is better than no progress,… Read more »

Losing My Son

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I’ve been coloring in my Swear Word Coloring Book for Parents: Unleash Your Inner-Parent to avoid a something I’ve wanted and needed to write about for days. I simply can’t bring myself… Read more »