Category Archives: Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Be Safe You Matter


I don’t do holidays, but I know some of you do which means that, some of you will be seeing family soon. This may mean different scenarios for different people. If you have a mental illness you may be seeing … Continue reading

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The Indignity Of Death


My stepfather sent my mother’s death certificate along with the coroner’s report. I read rather quickly and unfortunately my eyes picked up many phrases in the report before I actually realized what I was glancing at. I didn’t know he … Continue reading

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I’m Not Coping


I just realized a couple of days ago that I am not coping very well with stress at the moment. There are too many things going on at once and I’m not handling it well at all. I need to … Continue reading

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Old Grief Resurfaces


Sometimes you think you’ve gotten over something… you’ve grieved it and it’s over. Then you get smacked in the face with something that takes you back to an unhappy place. I was at the pharmacy today waiting for my medication … Continue reading

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Picking Apart Anger To Get To The Why


This week during therapy I told my therapist that I have been experiencing a lot of anger; sometimes quite vicious. I had no explanation for it especially considering what triggered the anger. During the last week to week and a … Continue reading

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Uneven Relationships


It’s never good when someone says, “We need to talk”. It wasn’t good when my husband said it last night and it’s even worse because his complaints were completely legitimate. You see the title of this post is about uneven … Continue reading

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Side Effects: Let’s Talk About Tardive Dyskensia


As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been experiencing some muscle spasms or what I think of as more like jerking because I would look ridiculous if anyone saw me. I spoke to my psychiatrist about it and he … Continue reading

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