This is long and boring to read, just like a law school assignment.
Trigger Warning: Suicide, illness Growing up, I was in the hospital A LOT. I had severe respiratory illnesses all throughout my childhood multiple times a year, and every time I would get sick, my parents would be by my side as often as they could be. I was pretty much never alone in the hospital … Continue reading Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden
Growing up, my favorite show was Buffy the Vampire Slayer. For those of you that have never seen the show, let me tell you. She is Bad. Ass. I liked her because she was funny and really good at beating people up (and maybe I was a bit jealous about that). As I got older … Continue reading Mental Health Part Two – The Importance of Being Social
This is the first in a multi-part series dealing with mental health issues and impact that mental illness has on disability. Once upon a time, and not that long ago at all, I woke up on a coldish spring morning and the first thought in my head was "I shouldn't be alive anymore." I was … Continue reading Mental Health Part One – A Long-Term Problem