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
Back in 2018, I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. OCD stood in the forefront of my life for about two years. For a long time I wasn't even sure I had depression anymore because I was struggling with OCD the most. Frankly it sucked and I was always drugged up to keep myself sane. … Continue reading I Forgot I Have OCD. How Can that Happen?
Every time my mom buys my dad a new watch he keeps the box. He shoves it on the shelf at the top of his closet and shacks each and everyone. I never noticed this. I don't go into his closet like that, but my mom made mention of it. Watch boxes are not the … Continue reading My Dad Likes Boxes
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
Since my dose on my anti-depressant was upped I have no need for my anxiety medicine as much. I used to take it twice a day but now I'm down to one. It's feels great. You all know I don't like taking my meds. I don't like taking medicine period. I also don't like the … Continue reading No Anxiety Medicine
Recently I got my medicine upped. It wasn’t a shock. I knew my meds were strong enough even though I had them upped once before. Recently I’ve been calm, very calm. I didn’t realize this was a thing. If this is what other people feel like, I needed this a long time ago. What I … Continue reading They Upped My Meds
I have a mental breakdown every so often. Often enough to be able to give advice on how to handle them. I remember at the beginning of this year I was very stressed out. I was getting ready to graduate college and very much on edge. I remember crying in my parents' arms at least … Continue reading How to Calm A Mental Breakdown
My whole life I knew I wanted a baby. My mom and dad never told me I had to have one, but at four I knew I want to care for a smaller me. I had baby dolls and even held my brother when he was small and loved playing with him. I always hold … Continue reading Babies Are the Best