This was written back in December and never published. Raw...indeed. Perfect as written. Honest.
Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com Sitting here listening to Red Table Talk, “Kelly Osbourne Comes Clean” episode, and “wow” what a great reminder of the power of addiction. There are so many great quotes that I could not help but share and re-numerate on the hold it has had in my life through her... Continue Reading →
Mood Swing Anyone?
Who am I? Sometimes this is a question I ask my many personalities. Scary, right? You just thought, "Did she just say that?". Yes, I did! I am in awe of the many moods we swing in and out of in any given day, week, HOUR, second...ha-ha. My moods sometimes catch me off-guard where I... Continue Reading →
As I was sitting in the nail salon recently I overheard a woman in a pedicure chair talking to her nail tech about mental illness. At first blush her comments were somewhat entertaining until I realized her views and then I found myself shaking my head at the ignorance that was so blissful it was... Continue Reading →
Therapy…the shame in talking about talking
Why is it taboo to talk about therapy? What is the shame in our mental health? We talk about mammograms, menopause and colonoscopies without hesitation. It makes zero sense to me and that is why I do talk and about it and will talk about it. Mental Health therapy is no different than physical therapy... Continue Reading →
To write or not to write…
To write or not to write that is the question or is it? I write to relieve my brain, give my thoughts freedom and to pass along those things that I think can bring value to those around me. I am enjoying this journey and thought that today the process deserved some understanding of the... Continue Reading →
This post started with the word DREAD but it is such an unfair word. August has been the focus of my dread for months now. This is the last month I had with my mom last year. It brings up so much emotion and none of it wanted, thereby dreaded. On August 31st it will... Continue Reading →
Medication or Meditation?
Medication or Meditation...that is the question. Or is it? It is astonishing to me how many people have reached out to me after posting "The Smiling Faces of Depression" and to date the "mental health" tags in my blogs have received far more views than any other subject matter. It is clear that I have... Continue Reading →
The Smiling Face of Depression
So as I was driving to work today and I was thinking of what I would be blogging about tonight and I knew tonight would be the night that I shared yet another personal experience in this life; my experience with depression. In that same moment, I had a thought that the face of depression... Continue Reading →
Happy Independence Day America! Happy Fourth of July! I am so grateful to the men and women who fight for my freedom. I am proud to be an American and know that living in THIS country is indeed a privilege. While I honor the day I have to take advantage of the theory of INDEPENDENCE... Continue Reading →