Depression on Main

Ah depression, you sly little minx, creeping up on me when we finally had a break in the grey tundra of seasonal depression. I’ve decided that instead of curling up in bed, I’m going to put it all out there and be vulnerable about how I’m feeling. Because that’s how destigmatization happens, we open upContinue reading “Depression on Main”

“What’s wrong with kids these days?” and Other Ignorant Questions of Mental Illness

Without getting into details, mental illness struck a devastating blow to my family last night. I woke up grateful, because I know the situation could have been much worse, but I also woke up terrified, heartbroken, and feeling so incredibly useless to help someone I love. While the majority of my family has held aContinue reading ““What’s wrong with kids these days?” and Other Ignorant Questions of Mental Illness”

Wellness Check: I’m actually okay!

I’m gonna be honest, for a minute there, it felt like I was never going to be okay. I wrote about my struggles with medications and mental health in this post, and it was a real shit show for awhile there. Like I mentioned previously, I’ve been on some form of anti-anxiety medicines since theContinue reading “Wellness Check: I’m actually okay!”