Types of Bipolar Disorder

When I was first diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, I was overwhelmed with a range of emotions. On one hand, I felt relieved to finally have a proper diagnosis. On the other hand, I was pissed at every psychiatrist and therapist who refused to listen to me and missed the signs. Once I pulled myself […]

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A Journey to Self-Love

I don’t love myself. Hell, most days I don’t even like myself. Growing up I struggled with low self-esteem and at one point I had a deep hatred for myself. If you’d asked me back then how I described myself, words like hideous, fat, devil, monster, and idiot came to mind. I couldn’t even look […]

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3/15/20 – Journal Entry

Today feels like…waking up to the sun telling me good morning. Today feels like…Erykah Badu on repeat. Today feels like…dancing around the kitchen in my pajamas. Today feels like… the smell of fresh coffee brewing. Today feels like…sitting alone in meditation. Today feels like…recovery after a failed suicide attempt. Today feels like…hope. Today feels like…joy. […]

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