A lot of people, myself included, would say that mental health issues isolate the sufferer. They make you believe that you are a burden to everyone. They make you feel paranoid that everyone is talking about you. They make you question your self-worth, and sense of identity. You lose sight of where you fit –… Continue reading Button Bashing
"Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?" - Rumi I have been out of hospital one week. One week of 'freedom'... or so I'm told. What I do have, is a new appreciation for anyone who has ever been held in any kind of institution for any length of time.… Continue reading Caution: Me.
When I asked my husband to describe me in three words... That was his response. Beautiful. Brilliant. Crazy. I think mental health awareness is often focused so heavily on the sufferer, that the people around them, the ones who are watching someone they love fall to pieces... they get somewhat bypassed in the chaos. They are the… Continue reading Beautiful. Brilliant. Crazy.