This is long and boring to read, just like a law school assignment.
Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden
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
Mental Health Part Two – The Importance of Being Social
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
Mental Health Part One – A Long-Term Problem
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