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It takes doing the right thing; so our kids and the future, can be healthy.

It’s been a while. Sure, I have written little snippets here and there on Instagram and such but no blogs. I have just been so tired. I took some time, finally, to heal; to heal fully. I found myself breaking … Continue reading

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I Used To Be A Runner…

Not a great one, not even a good one, but I was a loyal runner. Running made me feel good. It made me ‘okay’. On days when I was angry, run down, the worst of my depressive and suicidal moods … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 22

Day 22: What is your opinion on medication used to treat mental illness (es)? I understand there is quite a bit of controversy when it comes to medication. Some feel the mentally ill are overmedicated and others feel medicine is … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 3

Day 3: What treatment or coping skills are most effective for you? Everyone is different, obviously. Every illness is different and not all are going to respond to treatment the same way. I have officially been in treatment for just … Continue reading

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Less Than Perfect

There has been a reoccuring statement since I have been subject to therapy and head shrinking and doctoring in relation to my falling to pieces last year and that is that each of these professionals of behavior re-modification/ psychotherapy/ life … Continue reading

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Second Chance

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ~ Kahil Gibran I was allowed to choose between a couple of hospitals once the case worker realized I was willing to go along … Continue reading

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