“You Trippin’, Trippin’:” Why Mental Breakdowns Are Not Funny (And How You Can Help)

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). I remember when I was at CVS, ringing up a customer during my shift and my heart started racing - beating out of my chest, out of control. I got hot, sweaty, nervous, paranoid, agitated and could not stand or sit still. I started breathing deep, practically … Continue reading “You Trippin’, Trippin’:” Why Mental Breakdowns Are Not Funny (And How You Can Help)

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“It AIN’T Safe – Why Sex and Manic Episodes Don’t Mix” – Part One

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). On December 31, 2016, I was on my way to a party to celebrate. The New Year was ahead, I had recently graduated college and was working a good job. It seemed like I had it all figured out. In truth, I was lost, starting to feel … Continue reading “It AIN’T Safe – Why Sex and Manic Episodes Don’t Mix” – Part One

“Sadness Isn’t Silent”: 15 Ways To Light Up Dark, Depressing Episodes

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). When I am feeling sad (which sometimes turns into feeling suicidal), here is a quick list of 15 things that lift me up and help me to see the sunshine...and once again, choose life. Even when I am low, have stopped giving a fuck, and want to … Continue reading “Sadness Isn’t Silent”: 15 Ways To Light Up Dark, Depressing Episodes