Tag Archives: Disease

Suffering versus Living

The Myers Briggs Test; A fun little look into our psyche that companies will often give once we begin a work relationship with them. The company I work with gave me my first test when I was 23. My first … 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 15

Day 15: How has your life been effected by your illness (es)? It’s difficult to know how exactly my life has been affected by illness since I have had them as long as I can remember. I can only knowingly … Continue reading

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Can’t maintain the façade

**I wrote this several months ago when I was in one of the darkest places I have ever been in my life. Since then I have alternately felt compelled to do my part in attempting to de-stigmatize and then also … Continue reading

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