Lets talk stigma

Let’s talk stigma. Most of us with a mental illness have been blamed for their condition or treated poorly because of it. We get told that our symptoms and struggles “aren’t that big of a deal”, its “a phase”, we “aren’t trying hard enough”, or “get over it we all have bad days”.   Stigma … Continue reading Lets talk stigma

Getting better

It’s been a VERY difficult 3 months. This last depressive episode has been a stubborn one. I’ve had two medications adjusted, changed some sleeping habits, made some attempts at getting more exercise and attended some group sessions. I’m slowly getting back to being me. Let me just say…I hate dealing with medication adjustments. This reason … Continue reading Getting better