May 27, 2019

That all too familiar feeling creeps back in. 

After having a brief reprieve, it returns to try to sink its teeth into my soul once more. 

It’s heaviness.

It’s slowness.

It’s fatigue.

It’s numbness.

It’s nothingness. 

People typically associate depression w...

March 29, 2019

I recently read an article “When Smiling Hurts: 10 Reasons People with Depression Feign Happiness” and it definitely resonated with me. The reasons they mention for why people fake happiness are: 

  • Feeling they may be letting others down if they ar...

December 31, 2018

The last few months have been like a rollercoaster. Even though things are going well in life, I haven't necessarily felt well. There is no explanation for feeling unwell and it's extremely frustrating. This poem is the best way I can explain what it...

March 15, 2018

One of the biggest challenges with blogging is keeping it updated on a regular basis. Despite having lots of ideas, I haven't posted in a while. However, I'm back at it. I have recently had two articles published on The Mighty: "The Early, ‘Hurtful’...

May 31, 2017

Depression is heavy. It weighs you down both mentally and physically. It slows your mind and body and makes you feel like you are moving in slow motion. Depression is also heavy because weight gain often accompanies it. When I was younger I guess I h...

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"Life is complicated, messy and unpredictable, but we have to look for
the beauty in the disarray that is life." - Katie Gallo
Follow one woman's journey through the struggles and successes in life with bipolar disorder and anxiety.

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