I have been on twitter for the last few days scrolling and reading tweets and watching videos. My heart was racing trying to figure out what was going to happen next. I was watching people that look like me being beat and tear-gassed. When I went to sleep at night, I tossed and turned in … Continue reading Being Black and Anxiety
As I talked to a friend about passports, I got off topic when she asked me, "Where have you been so far?" Now, this is a standard question when talking about passports, but since I haven't seen her in a week, I thought otherwise. I answered back, "I was sick. I was having horrible withdrawal … Continue reading OCD the Problem Solver (Not Really)
After going through the worse week of my life, I was able to make it to the psychiatrist to get a new medicine. While I was on my former anti-depressant I wasn't able to function unless I was taking my doses. I thought that once I was on a lower dose, coming off the medicine … Continue reading From Luvox to Prozac
This is a personal story I wrote a few years ago. I hope this story blesses someone and lets them know that they're not alone. I knew nothing about depression. I ignored it and pushed it to the back of my mind because no one I knew was terribly sad. I was ignorant of depression. … Continue reading It Will Be Alright
If you live in America you have survived the constant torture of American politics. It is always easy to tell when an election is coming up especially when you watch tv. The constant slandering of each candidate and fear instilled in citizens about things they knew nothing about or even cared about. Not every American … Continue reading How To Not Be Anxious About Politics
My dad can home from Walmart with a hand full items that he needed for the week. In the bag was a box of pink-eye reliever. I panicked for a second, but then I stopped. My mom told me that my dad's eye was hurting for a week. He also didn't have a red eye … Continue reading Stop Worrying! OCD is Illogical!
When your OCD stretches to other people that’s when you have a problem. Sometimes my OCD gives my family anxiety. Anxiety shouldn’t be contagious but somehow in my house, it is. My mom has to pick and chose what she says to me because she is afraid I will have a meltdown. Her anxiety raises … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Anxiety Be Contagious