There have been several posts Facebook about Christians and depression this week, and to be honest, they hurt. Why? Because I've dealt with it, and I honestly will for the rest of my life due to the fact that mine is clinical, meaning that it is due to a chemical imbalance. There are a couple … Continue reading Faith & Depression: Why the Hate?
When people hear the word "triggered", they instantly have the image of a gun in their minds. When someone who struggles with mental illness hears the word "triggered", it takes on a completely different meaning, and it does not involve firearms. The word triggered is an adjective that is defined as (of a response) caused by particular … Continue reading Living Triggered: The Daily Bipolar Life
I've been fighting a stomach bug for a few days now, and it has me contemplating about what it is like getting sick as an individual with a mental illness. When an individual who is healthy and does not struggle with a mental disorder gets sick, they just worry about getting healthy. When I get … Continue reading Getting Sick Isn’t the Same For Us
Well, they say you've got to start somewhere, so why not here. I decided to start a blog on being bipolar after struggling to come to terms with my own diagnosis for the last two decades. I've had a lot of highs and lows, with not enough in-between days to make me feel comfortable with … Continue reading You’ve Got to Start Somewhere