The past few days I have felt really out of control of my emotions. I've experienced everything from an extreme lack of energy to crying spells to what I think qualifies as an extreme mental breakdown. I don't really want to go into specifics, but this has been a really scary time for both me… Continue reading Acting Out
As a Depressed Person™, I spend a lot of time being tired. Having low energy and messed up sleeping patterns are two major symptoms of depression (and lots of mental illnesses), and this is definitely something that impacts me. Being so sleepy makes my life really hard at times. I have to ration my energy… Continue reading How I Keep My Energy Up
Long story short, the Prozac has not worked. 24/7 leg cramps that made it incredibly painful to sit or stand or move or lie down put an end to that one. When I went to see my GP she didn't really know what to do with me, and I was so scared that she was… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Seeing A Depression Specialist
I've been speaking about the experience of coming off anti-depressants for a few weeks now (here and here), and now comes the time to start talking about my experience with starting a new one. This is the fourth anti-depressant that I've been on in my life, and all of those in under 18 months. Safe… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Putting the Pro in Prozac
Since my lovely open letter to my anti-depressants, a lot has changed with my mental health. The biggest thing was a drop in my mood and a rise in my symptoms, but I also experienced a really bad side effect. When I took all of this information to my doctor we decided to change my… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Changing My Medication
The past week has been really tough for me. I've been dealing with a lot of things to do with my mental health and my life, but I think this has actually made me appreciate the things that are going well for me even more. In my journal this week I've had a few bonus… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!
You know the saying - another day, another dollar. So another week, another thankfulness Thursday post. Without further ado, I present to you seven highlights from my past week. ate three yummy healthy meals went to the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival watched a movie with my boyfriend went swimming had cuddles with my cat all day… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!
I've been feeling pretty trash lately, so I thought I would take some time out to focus on positive things and share them with you. So today I'm creating an anti-bucket list, which celebrates all the things I have achieved so far instead of setting new goals for myself. I'm going to stay within things… Continue reading My Anti-Bucket List
When I woke up yesterday, I knew it was going to be one of those days. One of those days that I've written about, one of those days that set a horrible tone for the rest of your week, one of those days that feels like a hump day but isn't. Aside from the warning… Continue reading I Really Hate Mondays
Living in three houses in three states in under a year has wreaked havoc on my support network. The first thing they teach you in mental well being school is to establish a good support network and as for their help when you need it. This is a lot easier said than done, but if… Continue reading Mental Health Monday: My Support Network
Most of the time, I'm not really a person that gets sick. If I do catch something, you can guarantee that it came from my partner after it got spread around the whole army base, or I have really been pushing myself and my body has finally had enough. This usually isn't so bad. Having… Continue reading I Have A Cold
Hey there! Welcome to another Thankfulness Thursday. In this post I am just going to share seven highlights from my past week of thankfulness journalling. Hope you enjoy! my partner and I treating ourselves to pizza for dinner was taken for a surprise visit to a new beach by my boyfriend enjoyed a pretty picnic… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!