Category: mental health advocacy
I often wish there was a way for other people to understand what it’s like to live with a life altering mental illness. Every time I meet another person I am doing my best to lock up any and all personality traits that will seem too invasive, too upsetting, too frightening. I measure every word […]
PTSD The Gift That Keeps Giving
I experienced the first of many remembered ‘switches’ between identies last August. I can only tell you that it is often so subtle as to be unnoticable, or so unmistakable that in hindsight, it seems odd it wasn’t picked up immediately. There are very clear triggers. One time in a playful moment, my husband picked […]
The Need For Accessible, Affordable Mental HealthCare For ALL.
Last summer I had a difficult experience. The integration and understanding of this important piece needs to be processed separately, and I will do that at another time. I need to get these experiences out, but some of them are so hard to go through on my own. I begin the exercise of trying to […]