My Village

It Has Been a Rough Number of Months One thing I can say is that I have never had to handle all of the things that I have been through alone. I have spoken before of my village and I love them for all the things that they do. Their support comes in many forms.Continue reading “My Village”

Another Altercation with My Daughter

Dealing with your own mental illness while keeping yourself in check during an assault by your own child is something that is very hard to do, especially when you have a history of violence and are filled with rage.

Dumb Crap on My Mind

Mad If I hadn’t gone to the flippin psych ward, I would still have my streaks on Duolingo and MyFitnessPal. I kind of don’t even want to keep up with my languages anymore because I’m bitter. I don’t want to do anything today. I went to take a nap at lunch and got mad forContinue reading “Dumb Crap on My Mind”

I Went to a Podcast Show “Alone”

Why I Don’t Do People I am an introvert.  If you have been following my blog, you know how I feel about “peopling” and all that good stuff.  I am not a fan of people.  I don’t like people.  People are rude.  People are a trigger for me.  With that said, you saw from myContinue reading “I Went to a Podcast Show “Alone””

Tales from the Psych Ward (Part 3): “Therapy”

I Don’t Know MUCH BUT… I do know that therapy should be a bit more tailored to the person that is receiving it. The last time I was at Southern Maryland, I wasn’t as knowledgeable regarding psychology. I was obtaining my Associate’s at the time but I just think that there is so much moreContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part 3): “Therapy””

Tales from the Psych Ward (Part 2): Getting to Know Other Patients

Finally Getting Roomed When they made the decision to keep me, I was kept in a room with a TV watching old movies and Law and Order: SVU. I kept asking when they were going to take me upstairs and one of the techs asked why I wanted to go upstairs so bad (I wasContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part 2): Getting to Know Other Patients”

Tales from the Psych Ward (Part One)

Back Again Okay, 12 years ago, I had to go to Southern Maryland Hospital for getting extremely triggered by my father and cutting the tendons in my hand. I talked about it a little in The Story of My Mental Illness. Well, I found myself back at the same hospital although it is now Medstar SouthernContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part One)”