chronic illness, mental health

A confession on staying afloat, nutrition, suicide, grief, and standing up to stigma

For the past few days, I have been struggling to stay afloat. I have been powering through feelings of suicidal ideations. Let's be frank about this. Just about everybody gets down, sad, "the blues," at some point in their lives. It's inevitable. Like I said in a previous blog post, life, especially one riddled with… Continue reading A confession on staying afloat, nutrition, suicide, grief, and standing up to stigma

chronic illness, domestic violence, mental health

Let’s talk about stigma in the support community, and other ramblings.

             As I stated in my last blog the other day, I have been struggling. So I reached out to a few new groups that said they offer support for people going through like situations. Let's just say it's been a bit anxiety-producing and upsetting. I have tried to offer suggestions… Continue reading Let’s talk about stigma in the support community, and other ramblings.

chronic illness, domestic violence, mental health, mindfulness, Self-Esteem

Needing to be heard

I've been quiet. My goal back in December, when I started to blog was to do it 5-6/7 days a week. I'd like to lend my knowledge of life experiences and circumstances to those going through a similar situation through my written word. This is one of the reasons I was re-trained, while being on… Continue reading Needing to be heard

chronic illness, mental health

Having the flu and a rant about mental health

Hello fine readers of blogs! It's been over a week since I published a post. I had Flu A....and it was horrible. Last Monday morning I started with a body-shaking hacking cough that seemed to blow my ear drums outwards. I helped a friend out with his mobile business and ended up getting him and… Continue reading Having the flu and a rant about mental health