Browsed by
Tag: accountability

Reason to Sing

Reason to Sing

Coping with multiple chronic illnesses is challenging. Very challenging. It’s hard to know how you will feel one day to the next. When my husband asked me if I was going to feel well enough to get to my doctor’s appointments in a few days, I had to remind him I don’t know how I’m going to feel five minutes from now, much less five days from now. As another example, I was fine for most of the day today,…

Read More Read More

Inside a Depressed Mind

Inside a Depressed Mind

*Warning: this post may contain triggers for self-harm and material which may be upsetting. Please stay safe and steer clear of this post if you have these triggers.* I’ve written a few posts about my depression before (Love Me Til I’m Me Again, How to Save a Life, and The Rabbit Hole). I’ve talked about how my depression arose as a result of my struggle with infertility, my struggles with self harm, and how easy it can be to fall…

Read More Read More

A Year of Coping by Writing

A Year of Coping by Writing

Keeping with the writing theme today, on August 9th, I celebrated my write-a-versary. What is that? That day had been one year since I started keeping a journal again. I’ve gone through 13 journals in that time and am on number 14, as pictured above. I write enough that it takes between 2-3 weeks to fill up a journal, although I originally started out at a much slower pace. My first journal, for instance, spanned from August 9th-December 31st. After…

Read More Read More

The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole

*Warning: this post may contain triggers for self-harm and material which may be upsetting. Please stay safe and steer clear of this post if you have these triggers.* This is going to be one of those sleepless nights. I slept from 4 am-2pm yesterday, but I’m not at all tired yet and I have a lot on my mind. It’s already 5 am. I’ll go to bed when the sun comes up. When he got home from work tonight, David…

Read More Read More

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life

*Warning: this post may contain triggers for self-harm and graphic images and material which may be upsetting. Please stay safe and steer clear of this post if you have these triggers. It’s important to have a friend. And I don’t just mean a friend you can watch movies with and laugh with and go shopping with and hang out with. All those things are indeed important. But do you have a friend who will save your life? I do. In…

Read More Read More

%d bloggers like this: