“It’s Ok to Not Be Ok” E-book Goes Live TOMORROW!!!

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!!!

“It’s Ok to Not Be Ok” Pre-Sale!!!

Click the image below to buy!!! “It’s Ok to Not Be Ok” is available for pre-sale NOW for $19.99 at https://highrisk1.square.site!!! Every book ordered through this link will be autographed by me! This is an absolute dream come true, and I cannot express how thankful I am for all of the support I have received throughout … Continue reading “It’s Ok to Not Be Ok” Pre-Sale!!!

Misdiagnosed With Depression: Panic Attacks Part 2

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

Hallucinations

A hallucination is a false sensory perception that is created by the mind and not actually experienced. Contrary to popular believe, a hallucination does not have to be some outrageous and obvious phenomenon. In fact, what makes a hallucination a hallucination is that it is not obvious at all, not to the person hallucinating. It … Continue reading Hallucinations

’13 Reasons Why’ We Need to Continue the Mental Health Conversation

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

The Abandonment of the Suicide Attempt Portrayal on ’13 Reasons Why’

I have to admit, I was quite undecided for a long time about whether or not I approved of Hannah Baker's suicide attempt being graphically depicted on "13 Reasons Why," a Netflix original based off the book written by Jay Asher. When I first heard about the release of the show, I was thrilled. Finally … Continue reading The Abandonment of the Suicide Attempt Portrayal on ’13 Reasons Why’

My Meds Make Me Fat: A (Mostly) Empirical Account

My meds make me fat. Well, fatter. I'm not clinically overweight. My BMI is still normal, my cholesterol is normal, I don't have diabetes or heart disease or any potentially detrimental health effects. No outward signs of being actually, significantly, problematically fat. But I feel fat. I look fat when I'm in front of a … Continue reading My Meds Make Me Fat: A (Mostly) Empirical Account