Acceptance

I’m not sure what to write about this morning, so I am using a prompt from Beckie’s Mental Mess, a blog written by an amazing advocate for mental illnesses. She is also very supportive of other bloggers who want to share their stories about mental illness. When you first found out that you had a …

Hope

Depression is darkness. An absence of all things good. Nothing looks, sounds, or feels right. There is no relief; there is only pain. When someone asks what hurts, the only accurate answer is, “Everything.” It’s impossible to articulate the hole depression leaves in your soul. You do not feel whole or worthy. There is no …

Regrets

I have quite a few regrets from my life, but one in particular still causes me angst because of the tragedy I brought on myself. It happened in February of 2017. It was a Monday. I exercised and showered like I did every morning. This fateful day would soon be marred by horrors difficult to …