Hallucinations

I never knew that some people who live with bipolar disorder experience hallucinations – that is, until it happened to me. I am seeing a new internal medicine doctor and…



Faith

This is going to be a short post – it being Easter and all. I wanted to say how important faith is when you are living with a mental illness….



Scars

My right wrist is tattooed with the word “Love.” The tattoo faces me. It faces me because I need it to remind me to love myself because, you see, sometimes…



Brave

Brave: Adjective: possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance Noun: a warrior Verb: to meet or face courageously; to defy; challenge; dare I am brave. You’ve told me so, but I also know it deep down in that part of my heart where hope also lives. When I…



Hoodie Ties

Does my hooded sweatshirt have a tie at the hood? This will differentiate one from another. If it is pre-war, pre-hospitalization for being a danger to myself or others, it…