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

domestic violence, mental health, Self-Esteem

There was a disturbance in the force last night

  Last night we went to see The Last Jedi, Episode 8 in Star Wars. Yes, I'm kind of a Star Wars geek. Just ask Wicket W. Warrick, The Ewok, who was given to me for Christmas in 1982, and is still with me today, albeit, a little flattened and scruffy. I have multiple Wicket… Continue reading There was a disturbance in the force last night

mental health, mindfulness, Self-Esteem

How my thinking has changed over my lifetime

  There are so many things to write about flying through my mind. Now is not the time to be doing research for my future blog on CRPS/RSD, as my computer is slightly messed up. Yesterday, I guess it was, I saved the above 3 pictures off of Instagram when I made my "story" up… Continue reading How my thinking has changed over my lifetime