I am almost as happy about this announcement as I was about my pizza :’) I can almost say I am officially a published author! The "It's Ok to Not Be Ok" e-book is going live TOMORROW at 1pm ET (10am PT, 11am MT, 12pm CT). Please help us get to Amazon Best Seller by … Continue reading “It’s Ok to Not Be Ok” E-book Goes Live TOMORROW!!!
November 2016 I am one month into my antidepressants when my psychiatrist tells me she has not seen any improvement in my “condition.” She doubles my dose of Prozac to 40mg, which, by the way, induces a hell of a lot of serotonin into one little tiny depressed body. I glare at her. I’m pissed … Continue reading Misdiagnosed With Depression: Panic Attacks Part 2
Here is the story that gave my blog its name!! Please check it out xox October 2016 My school’s counseling service is pushed to the back and most depressing corner of the student health center. I find myself there, quite unamused by the set up. I decide that after this first, mandatory meeting, I will never … Continue reading High Risk
As promised, here is an old post of mine based off the Netflix TV show "13 Reasons Why." With the controversy surrounding the removal of the suicide scene from the show's first season, I think it is important to remember what the show is all about: acknowledging the existence of mental illness and its potentially … Continue reading ’13 Reasons Why’ We Need to Continue the Mental Health Conversation
Hi guys!!! Welcome to everyone new, and hello to all of my readers. I decided to repost this introduction to really re-explain why I have this blog and what I'm here to do. Edit: When I wrote this post, I had only been diagnosed with bipolar disorder for a few months. Now I am going … Continue reading Introduction
Love him, hate him, remember him for his talent, remember him for his big mouth, today I want to celebrate my man Kanye West. (Yes, I know he said slavery was a choice) Kanye is using his voice as one of the most famous rappers of today to talk about HIS MENTAL HEALTH! His!! A … Continue reading Kanye West and Men’s Health Month
I know, quite the hiatus. But it's summer time, and I actually have a second to breathe. Maybe even two seconds. Maybe even an hour long lunch break. So here's what I've been up to for the past year (year? yes, year): I returned from medical leave to my university!! Yay! I dealt with a … Continue reading Backstreet’s Back
Thank you to Okoto Enigma for creating "The Mystery Blogger" award and connecting bloggers in a new and hilarious way. And thank you to https://myloudbipolarwhispers.com for nominating me! I am honored and humbled by your random act of kindness. She is another ~bipolar 1~ sista, so if you like my blog, I bet you will love hers! Rules … Continue reading I Was Nominated for The Mystery Blogger Award!!
Hello my loves! I have written a new guest blog on learning the 9 warning signs of mania. Please check it out and let me know what you think by commenting either on this post or on Sue's! https://scvincent.com/…/guest-writer-cat-davis-against-st…/…
I wrote this letter to myself seven months ago while at my first hospital. I just received it in the mail, and I cannot believe how much I've changed since then. This letter reminds me how lost I was, how lost I am, but how okay that is. I hope you find something in this … Continue reading Dear Future Me (Written 12/13/16)