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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 »

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 »

2016 End of the Year Review

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January 2016 ⇒ Gavin’s 16th Birthday February 2016 ⇒ Zach’s 25th Birthday March 2016 ⇒ Elliott Richard’s 10th Birthday, Started DBT Classes April 2016 ⇒ Mom’s Birthday, Mom & Dad’s… Read more »

Dear Diary – T 09.27.2016,

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~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ WARNING: Please use caution when reading this post if you have a history of mental illness. I make mention of topics which some readers may find to be triggering… Read more »