Wondering

Trigger warning: Talk of suicide. This week's news has been full of articles about two celebrity suicides and the study showing that suicide rates have risen by 30%. As someone who struggles with anxiety and depression, this kind of news can be difficult to navigate. I've shared a few articles on social media about reaching …

Feeling

As I seem to be "leveling off" (for lack of a better term) after being so all over the place and everything being so over the top and exaggerated, I think I am starting to feel more "real" stuff. I'm not sure if that makes any sense. It's hard to explain. For the last several …

A New Hope

Yesterday was a good day and so far today has been good as well. I'm cautiously optimistic. I had an appointment with my doctor and because I was feeling so all over the place we decided to be a bit more aggressive in trying to get me out of this depressive episode. We added another …

Returning

As the latest medication changes start to affect my system, I am happy that the panic attacks and increased anxiety have improved. But the sadness is returning. It should improve over time but I guess I have to go down again before up. The roller coaster I prefer to never ride. Last Friday my MIL …

That Dark Day

This is hard to share. I've been talking and writing about how I am working through my current battle with my mental state because it helps me to sort through all my thoughts and feelings. It helps me to think that someone might stumble upon my words out here and not feel alone. It helps …