Hi all. Sorry that it’s been a while. I had a rough patch due to extensive amounts of triggers. Things are getting better for me the last few days, though. Today I heard from a family member. She was telling me that she is starting a book club around BPD, or as she prefers, Intense… Continue reading Family Secrets and a Book Club
In the last 24 hours, I have found myself on a roller coaster of emotions. One second, I’m fine and laughing, and the next, I feel an unbearable amount of anger, sadness, and/or depression. This is how I experience my BPD. It’s an unexplainable experience to people who don’t have it. The best I have is… Continue reading BPD: The Hulk inside me
Have any of you ever had a poor experience with a health care provider due to a mental health diagnosis? “It’s all in your head.” “Are you sure this isn’t psychosomatic?” “You’re on a lot of medications. I’m not sure I should prescribe for you.” “I think you need to get yourself together more mentally… Continue reading Mental Health Bias
Hello and welcome! I am starting this blog because when I was diagnosed with mental illness, very few people were talking about it. In an age where there is so much information about everything, there seemed to be a huge void. I felt very alone and isolated. There were no places for me to relate… Continue reading Why Mental Illness? Why Now?