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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9/12/19 – Journal Entry

7:08 AM Right now I’m sitting barefoot outside on my yoga mat, under a tree. This is peace. This is what peace looks and feels like, I know it is. I’ve reached a state of serenity I’ve never experienced in my 21 years on this earth. I’ve fallen in love with the idea of creating […]

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Identifying Your Triggers

Living with bipolar disorder and anxiety, identifying my triggers is crucial in managing my mental health conditions. For me, knowing what triggers certain emotions or even full blown episodes has allowed me to act sooner in controlling the potential outcomes. Before beginning this blog post, I sat down and wrote out a few of my […]

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