Category: Depression

  • Life, that’s what they call it…

    Life, that’s what they call it…

    This Thing Called… Life Life? So, you wake up, fall out bed, trip over your pile of dirty laundry. Survive the trip down to the kitchen where you can eat your bowl of Life cereal, play the game of Life, and watch the movie “Life”. The game of Life has you getting married, having children, […]

  • Don’t Put The Blame on Me

    Don’t Put The Blame on Me

    We are only human and shouldn’t put the blame on anyone.

  • Self Harm

    Self Harm

    There is a darkness that becomes an old friend to those who suffer from depression. The darkness takes many shapes and forms. A devout Southern Baptist Christian may tell you, “It’s the Devil,” or “It’s a demon on your back.” The darkness is different things to different people. What matters is how you deal with […]

  • “It cuts like a knife…”

    “It cuts like a knife…”

    It’s hard to deal with rejection, when it comes from someone you love.

  • BPD Roller Coaster

    BPD Roller Coaster

    The ups and downs of living with a personality disorder can be mind boggling. There’s no wonder that the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) gets confused with Bipolar Disorder when a person exhibits the “hot and cold” or “roller coaster” emotions. Behind the ups and the downs is a person who just wants to be in […]

  • Living the Illusion

    Living the Illusion

    There are ups and downs with Border Line Personality Disorder (BPD). Sometimes you’re cruising along, and everything seems to be in place, and you’re in control. Then something happens, which makes you realize that it was all an illusion. I fell off my horse in February and found myself coping with my anxiety and compulsive […]

  • Emotionally Confused

    I recently binge watched a new Netflix series called, “Spinning Out”. Aptly named for the main character, Kat Baker, who suffers from bipolar disorder with her mother. The family is dysfunctional when either the other more or the main character go of of her Lithium. The family is a mother and two daughters. All figure […]

  • Out of the Darkness

    Out of the Darkness

    I participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s “Out of the Darkness” walk in my community. I was nervous about going, but found myself overwhelmed by all of the support…

  • Out of the Darkness Walks

    Out of the Darkness Walks

    I have signed up for a fundraiser walk with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The walk is on November 3rd and I will be joined by my pup… I set up a donation page with the website. Make a Donation!

  • The Weight

    The Weight

    The Burden Shakespeare put it best when he said “…uneasy lies the head that wears a crown…” There is a heavy burden that goes along with being in charge or being in command. But the burden that ways a person down is life. Many songwriters, poets and philosophers have written about weight. The weight of […]