Tag Archives: OCD

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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How I have stayed alive since I tried to end my life

*A blog reader asked to have my email address so she/he could ask me a question. It was a very important one and I felt it a good idea to post both question and answer here. It helped me see … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 26

Day 26: How is your day-to-day life affected by your mental illness (es)? It is difficult to pin down any effect mental illness has on me because, depending on the day and the state of my illness at the time, … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 23

Day 23: What is your opinion on therapy? (It can be any type, some examples are: group therapy, talk therapy, social skills training, exposure therapy, ERP, DBT, CBT, ACT, marital counseling, and many more) “Therapy”. The word itself is soothing. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 21

Day 21: Many people say stress triggers symptoms, do you agree or disagree? In my case, I wouldn’t say this is true in every case. I have had instances of great stress and gotten through those with no signs of … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 20

Day 20: Where do you get your support? Once upon a time I would pray to God each night for peace. I asked for relief from my pain. I got weak and angry and would ask Him, “Why me”?! I … Continue reading

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