It’s My “Anniversary”!!! Sort of……

  So here we are. June. My mental illness and I have our official 6th year anniversary together. I choose to remember my descent down the rabbit hole for many reasons.  One being:  I have learned so much.  Knowing (finally) what/why/how my brain works has been monumental in so many ways. I know when I …

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Our "Last Year of School"

Class of 2017It seems like just yesterday I was getting TeenThing ready for Primary. This year, she is graduating from High School.  On September 8th, she starts Grade 12.Vacation Dessert = Happy TeenThingWe've been through a lot throughout her school career.  Intense conversations with teachers, moving from one part of the city to another, toxic …

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Confessions of a Social (Anxiety Filled) Introvert

Sounds Funny Right? I love being out around people. Sometimes. I know that my mental illness contributes to my "I can't people" moments.  I've learned that is just a part of who I am now, and that's okay. I had a really bad anxiety filled "OMG I am going to be out in a group …

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When Anxiety Comes Knocking….

You Put On Your Best FaceOkay, maybe not THIS face, lol.Because we, the mentally ill, it's what we do.  Until we can't.Last week was bad for me.My anxiety was bad.  It started on Monday.I woke up with it, like the bottom fell out of my stomach.  There was no reason for it.  It's just how …

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Why is my FitBit on my Dresser??

Yes. On my Dresser.   Those who saw my personal account post on Facebook know where I am going with this.   My FitBit was a Christmas Gift.  I was super excited!!! Finally, I had a fitness tracker.   The joy of watching my steps per day - awesome. I would be so happy when …

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