We are all mad here

My previous mental healthcare provider for a lack of better words was complete shit. I have wasted 2 years of my time with them. I recently became fed up with them and started to look for a new doctor. I came across this service called Cerebral. They basically offer virtual mental health services for a … Continue reading We are all mad here

End of year reflection: 2020

It has been approximately 364 days since the year started and there are 2 days left in this year. Considering this year is a leap year, there will be 366 days instead of 365 days. Like most people, the year has been a total clusterfuck. I learned that I do not enjoy homeschooling at all. … Continue reading End of year reflection: 2020

WTF is a Quarter Life Crisis?

I hit the big 30 last August and I am only 50 days away from my 31st trip around the sun. My emotions have been all over the place as well as my thoughts about where my future is headed. I have had to assume new roles, take on more responsibilities and adjust the expectations … Continue reading WTF is a Quarter Life Crisis?

Phoenix Series: Shake what your doctor gave you

There are over 30 different antidepressants on the market. I take three different medications daily to control and alleviate my symptoms. It is very tedious finding the right combination of medications when you have anxiety and depression. It took 4 months before we found the right combination for me. I started off with Zoloft which … Continue reading Phoenix Series: Shake what your doctor gave you

Phoenix Series: Snap Out Of It

"I never believed in mental illness until it happened to me." This is something I have heard a few times from different people when they speak about their condition. This doesn't apply to me, however. I always knew it was a real thing. I always knew there was something going on with me, but I … Continue reading Phoenix Series: Snap Out Of It

Phoenix Series: Depression is not a choice

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear mental illness? craziness? violence? low intelligence? Choose your words carefully. The words we use to describe mental health can actually do more harm than good. Stigma is a big issue when it comes to mental illness. When I first started to disclose my … Continue reading Phoenix Series: Depression is not a choice

Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

 I really LOATHE when people just assume that being a mom and all things momming are my entire life. I do have a life outside of (7) kids.  Life did not stop when I became a mom. But...at one point it kinda did and guess what? Anxiety, depression and motherhood don't mesh well together. I … Continue reading Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words