This is going to be a shorter piece than usual because I am extremely pensive at the moment. TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and the mental ward. Today, I intended on writing something really lighthearted. I wanted to write a fluff piece, something to take my mind off of the hard things … Continue reading Hard Choices and Healing
Am I bothering you? Did I do something to upset you? I'm mentally exhausted. I need some air. I need some space. I'm sorry. (After asking for a favor) You don't have to if you don't want to. There are a lot of people here. I'm not okay. There's too much going on right now. … Continue reading Phrases Which Can Mean “I’m Anxious”
Here's another mini-post, under 500 words: I am a person who suffers from both depression and anxiety. Sometimes one triumphs over the other. Sometimes they both overwhelm me, rendering me somewhat useless. That's just the way mental illness goes. The symptoms and effects are not something you get to choose or control. You can handle … Continue reading When My Anxiety Acts Up
I'm trying out writing micro-posts (under 300 words). Let me know what you think! Ah, the end of another university semester. When tears abound. When students get an abundance of stress headaches. When college students pull all-nighters, drink a bunch of caffeine, and eat food that really isn't good for their body! At the end … Continue reading Why Now?
I am awake past 1:30 in the morning. My mind won't turn off. Thoughts of the past and the future keep racing in circles around my head. The faster they run, the dizzier I get. Sometimes my classes and my socialization and my leg and my life get overwhelming and I feel like I'm on the … Continue reading Anxiety and Insomnia Induced Thoughts
Hi. I know it's been awhile since I last posted, but I am trying really desperately to get back into the swing of thing. You're going to have to bear with me a little bit though. I want to explain to you why I have been gone from the blogosphere for so long. My last … Continue reading Living With Depression