Tag Archives: Mental Health

Another Episode

Yes, I had another HUGE anxiety episode today. I didn’t bother to mention the big trigger I had Thursday.  I’ve started my new medication and it can’t start working fast enough. Basically it’s like three weeks without depression or anxiety … Continue reading

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Thanks

Thanks.

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Exasperating

Here I sit, another day.  Nothing in my world in too exciting to say.  I have nothing happy to inspirational to say.  That’s why I haven’t written.  What I do have to say is that life is exasperating. I am … Continue reading

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Ready for the new year……I’m not waiting!

I don’t usually make New Years resolutions but I really have to do this. Good bye 2013 – Hello 2014: I have had to raise and guide myself since I was 17. Even earlier when my mom first got cancer … Continue reading

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Do you feel completely alone and misunderstood?

Originally posted on mckarlie:
I think one of the biggest challenges with having a mental illness is that we keep so much locked away. We worry that if we share what’s inside people will ostracize us and quite often, it’s…

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WALK FOR LIFE

http://manateeglens.donorpages.com/WalkforLife2013/LisaValkenaar Manatee Glens Walk for Life On Saturday, September 28, 2013 I am participating in the 11thAnnual Manatee Glens Run/Walk for Life 5k to raise awareness about depression and to prevent suicide. Manatee Glens helps families in crisis with mental … Continue reading

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Passing the test.

This week has been good, up until today. I think I did a good job of maintaining some level of sanity, happiness. I worked hard in the yard and fixing the pool all week. Sure does feel good to be … Continue reading

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One thing I don’t understand……

I remember being abused as a child. What I don’t understand is why I don’t recall myself ever being afraid of my brother back then. I loved my brother. I remember loving him at an age that was after the … Continue reading

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Only temporary

Today I’ve come to the conclusion that my happy days are only temporary. Yesterday I was on a high. Thought I was starting to get it all figured out. Felt like I was making progress in therapy. Thought I was … Continue reading

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Thought of the day

Well, for a short period of time I thought I had some things figured out. Who’s kidding who? Me! It seems that I go from one extreme to another. One minute I feel like I know what to do about … Continue reading

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