I’m back! After being away for almost two years, I’m ready to get back to talking about mental health. I’d like to post at least twice a month, but realistically (and knowing my limitations) it’s most likely going to be monthly. I hope you’ll join me again. Have a safe and healthy New Year!
Six days into my inpatient stay, my psychiatrist walked into my room and asked how I was feeling. I told him that I felt great and was very positive about the future (both true). “Well then I think it’s time for you to go home”, he said. When I asked him when, he said, “today”. […]
I was planning for my next post to be about how I’m feeling after I left my inpatient stay, but after the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, I felt compelled to write about a different topic: suicide. Many people are at a loss as to how they can help others that are going […]
My last post ( http://bit.ly/Inptpart2 ) left off where I was taken to my room on the psych ward at the hospital. They woke me up around 6am to draw blood and again at 6:30 to take my vitals. As soon as I got out of bed I began dry heaving (as usual). After I […]
In my last post, I left off where I was headed to the emergency room. (Click here http://bit.ly/Inptpart1 to read Part 1) My mother was driving and I was both relieved and terrified. A small part of me was relieved because I would finally get the help I desperately needed, but I was also petrified because […]
Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought this would be the perfect time to get back to blogging. To be honest, the last several months have been pure hell for me. It started with feeling a little more “bummed” than usual and my energy levels were dropping. I kept blowing it off […]