2/23/20 – Journal Entry

Trigger warning: Suicide I recently got released from the hospital after being admitted because of two back to back suicide attempts. I overdosed both times. I’m not ok and it’ll probably be a while before I am again. But I’m no longer suicidal so that counts for something. During my first attempt, I was drunk. […]

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Surviving 2019

It’s the end of 2019 and with the new year quickly approaching I’ve been spending time reflecting. I’ve been thinking about all of my accomplishments from this year. There’s one that stands out more than all the others; I survived. Since 2012 I’ve had at least one suicide attempt each year. 2019 was the first […]

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How to Cope With the Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

When it comes to taking medication, there are usually a plethora of side effects associated with the medicine. It’s no different when you’re taking psychiatric medications like antidepressants and antipsychotics. I’ve been on medication for my mental health since age 11. I’ve stopped and started so many different meds that I’ve lost count. That being […]

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