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Month: April 2017

Choice in change

I need this reminder so I thought I would share just in case anyone else needs it. With everything we struggle with, it’s hard to reflect on the choices we… Read more Choice in change


Healing wounds

“I was diagnosed with chronic depression for seven years with what seemed to be no direct reason, I just had no ambitions and passions to motivate me each day. When I realized the only reason I was sad was because of myself, I got medication and support from my family to help myself heal. However, I still have moments of weakness when I fall back into a depression-like state. Truly, depression, at least in my case, never went away, it just became less of a priority.” Anonymous post. Thanks for… Read more Healing wounds


As I’ve mentioned before, I struggle with seasonal changes with Bipolar II Disorder. Right now, I’m trying to manage my anxiety and avoid a mixed episode. With this, I’ve noticed the importance of check-ins especially as I tend to keep to myself a lot. It let’s others know authentically what’s going on with me. It reminds me that others have lives as well but they still care about my well-being to want to know how I am. It’s appreciated on both sides. So I have 3 questions: How are you… Read more check-in

The right support

**Trigger warning….weight/numbers** “I’ve never been happy with my body. I was 10 stone and afraid even to wear shorts when the sun was burning outside. So I started a diet. I cut out certain foods and made my portions smaller. I exercised more and more everyday to try and lose the weight. By October, I was 8 stone, but I couldn’t stop. December had me weighing 7 stone, and by April, I was weighing just over 6 stone. In January, my parents noticed I was having problems eating and had… Read more The right support

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