Depression Days, Altered Plans, & Growth Reflections

It’s one of those days…one of those days where I’m feeling more depressed than I am anxious. Actually, that’s how the past 4 days have been. When I have days like this, it’s often because the anxiety has been building up for so long and my mind & body finally just goes into shut downContinue reading “Depression Days, Altered Plans, & Growth Reflections”

Journaling: An Affordable Form of Self-Care

Hello! It’s been awhile. Maybe one day I will FINALLY get consistent with writing. That day is not today, though. I do have some exciting news to share (well, exciting for me at least). I have some super cute journals available for purchase in the Amazon bookstore! All of them are 100 lined pages andContinue reading “Journaling: An Affordable Form of Self-Care”

Another Honest Update

I’ve really been struggling these past few days, more than I have in awhile. I’ve had multiple panic attacks this week and my depression has been severe. I’ve been extremely unproductive this week due to everything feeling so hard. I just don’t have the energy to do anything but at the same time feel tooContinue reading “Another Honest Update”

Drowning in Panic

It’s been awhile since I’ve been on here. I’m sorry, I’ve had a lot going on that I’ll discuss in upcoming posts here soon (I promise!). Right now, I just needed to hop on here and do some vulnerability vomit… It’s been hard. I’m not sure what it is exactly, but I’ve been extra anxiousContinue reading “Drowning in Panic”

Thoughts During S*****e Awareness Month

TRIGGER WARNING: This blog post does address the topics of suicide awareness and struggling with suicidal thoughts. If either of these things are triggering for you, then please close out of this post. None of my posts are ever meant to cause harm. I only want to raise awareness and create community so people canContinue reading “Thoughts During S*****e Awareness Month”

The Rollercoaster That Is Mental Health

Living with a mental health diagnosis is like riding on a rollercoaster – there’s lots of ups & downs, twists & turns, getting thrown for a loop, and suddenly going backwards when you thought you were moving forward. This all has felt EXTREMELY accurate for my life in the past year or so. I haveContinue reading “The Rollercoaster That Is Mental Health”

Thoughts on the Holiday Season as Someone Who Struggles with an Eating Disorder

***Trigger warning: If talk about eating disorders and body image is a sensitive subject for you, please do not read. The point in me writing this blog post is to shed light on a sensitive subject and hopefully show people that they are not alone in their struggles. I do not want to stir upContinue reading “Thoughts on the Holiday Season as Someone Who Struggles with an Eating Disorder”

Anxiety Updates & COVID-19 Thoughts

Y’all. This past week has been rough, really rough. My OT program transitioned to being fully online the rest of the term and it has definitely taken its toll on me. I miss my people. I miss being in class with my cohort and I miss getting to see all of faculty and staff (someContinue reading “Anxiety Updates & COVID-19 Thoughts”