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...

December 22, 2018

This time of year I always take some time to reflect on the year; the good, the bad and the ugly. Although there were some hard things to deal with, 2018 was good to me overall. I decided early on this year that I was going to focus on my health. I w...

October 4, 2018

We have so little control over things in life. Although I desperately try to plan and fulfill those plans, life seems to get in the way. Earlier this year I decided that I wanted to take control of my health and waistline, so I joined a gym and hired...

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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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