Bad Days

I wanted this blog to be mostly positive and not be just me moping around and all but sometimes there are days like this. Sometimes there are bad days. Like today. Today is not one of my good days. I went to sleep last night knowing that I had nothing planned for today and that, … More Bad Days

Fight!

“Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die.” One thing my dad always says (when referring to my bipolar) that really gets under my skin is, “Well, as long as you’re fighting.” I always want to retort back with, “What do you think I’m doing every … More Fight!

Bravery

“You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before, and that, my love, is bravery.”

I am happy

I am happy. Can’t remember the last time I said that but it’s true! I’m riding across the state of Missouri with my in laws and I feel at peace. I know they’re not going to judge me if I need space. They love me and care about me and that’s enough. They’re beloved characters … More I am happy

Loneliness

Loneliness. Something I thought I’d gotten used to in high school when I first started seeking it out because I couldn’t handle being around so many people. I used to sit in the far corners of the classroom if I could, where no one could come up behind me and I could scare off everyone … More Loneliness

Feelings

“Stop minimizing and discounting your feelings. You have every right to feel the way you do. Your feelings may not always be logical, but they are always valid. Because if you feel something, then you feel it and it’s real to you. It’s not something you can ignore or wish away. It’s there, gnawing at … More Feelings