As many of you know, last night Ben and I had the honor of not only hearing Sean Astin speak but meeting him and hugging him.
As a survivor, I want to share that you are valid, you are loved and help is out there. Be stubborn. Stay with me.
My name is Faith, I have Bipolar Disorder with psychotic features. I am 25, I have 2 nephews, 4 nieces & when well enough I work with animals regularly. I am an empath. The thought of causing pain or harm is unbearable to me. I am not dangerous, but blaming mental illness exclusively is.
There's this really indescribable feeling I get when I start thinking about a career. I got my bachelor's degree in record time. I did VERY well in school. Even with calling off "sick" constantly I got quality work done on time. I was good at what I did. I can whip out designs, layouts, spreads,... Continue Reading →
I've been wanting to write for a long time now. I've been struggling with what to say and how to say it. I have a lot to say so brace yourselves.
Hi, it's me, Ben! It's time for my yearly blog post again. A lot has changed since my last one. The biggest thing is we got a house! It's been a lot of fun and stress but thankfully the stress is almost gone since we're almost 100% settled in/renovated.
Sometimes when I can't sleep I'll wake up the next day to a phone full of saved Pinterest pictures that I don't fully remember looking at or saving. This happens frequently when I'm manic. Today was a whole new level of experience though.
Warning: this post may contain triggers. Please avoid if you're triggered by posts about suicide and suicide prevention. Most of you know I struggle with suicidal ideation. This simply means thinking about or planning suicide.