Hallelujah the blues have lifted (for now!) What helped? Venting and talking about my feelings definitely helped. I also went to a Celebrate Recovery group that was very helpful. But the main thing helped is putting into action my thoughts of doing things for others. I do a lot to help people that use the … Continue reading Do To Others As You Would Have Them Do To You
Lately I've been bombarded with anxiety, unwanted thoughts, on-coming depression, freaking out about health issues and what feels like 50-million other things. That's what having anxiety and depression can feel like. I need to continue to sleep less (yeah, I've sucked at it since the police report) I need to be doing cleaning - laundry, … Continue reading Time For Some Self Care
via Interview with Felicia Johnson Author of Her I wanted to reblog this post. I just finished reading this book again and have started on the spin off’’s. Felicia Johnson is an amazing writer!
Today I walked into our hospital/clinic to go to a routine lab appointment. The smell of the hospital reminded me of the time I was very sick and associated that hospital smell of being a safe place. This was before I had any experience with being inpatient. I deemed it a safe place because I … Continue reading My Truth About Psych Wards
"Wherever you go, there you are" is something my mom quoted often in my life growing up. I used to laugh at how ridiculous it sounded until I realized what it meant and how it could be applied to my life. As I was going into my teen years, my mental health issues decided to … Continue reading “Wherever You Go, There You Are”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE4dfgpQrYM I just feel like celebrating all my successes. I've come so far. You can watch my YouTube video to hear my reasons for celebrating. Go Katie Go! Join me in giving me a round of applause! It's so important for us to celebrate our successes - no matter how big or small. You are … Continue reading I Just Feel Like Celebrating
I've been dealing with a lot lately as well as feeling a bit bummed about winter coming. I realize I haven't gotten out as much as I should have this summer. Today I got out and did some clothes shopping - which I hate! But, I've had to accept that I'm not going to go … Continue reading My New Normal
I just wanted to do a quick update on my mental health as it's been quite a while. The Seroquel decrease has gone really well. I'm on 50 mgs less than I was a few months ago. We are now going to leave it where it's at through the winter and then look at it … Continue reading Mental Health Update
I posted this blog post last week and then unpublished it. I felt a wave of panic, like it was too soon to be bearing my soul. Today, I realized I've been bearing my soul and sharing some of my worst experiences with my followers for awhile now. My readers have read about the worst … Continue reading I Took My Life Back
https://youtu.be/HsluXtRzP0M My newest video post. Your voice has power.