Mental Illness, OCD, Tourette Syndrome, Uncategorized

I’ve Lost my Smile!

This past week has given me many challenges, making the fight to stay chipper awfully difficult. I’m desperately awaiting the phone call from Rogers Memorial Hospital saying that they are ready for me. I have the next available bed (after some persistence from my mom) but this waiting game is brutal. I’ve allowed OCD to… Continue reading I’ve Lost my Smile!

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The Puppy Post

Animals have always had a special place in my heart. I can't get enough of them. I watch far too many animal videos, friends are always sharing animal videos with me, and my baby talk has become an unhealthy habit. As a child, I loved animals, but my love for dogs really started when my Aunt Kellie… Continue reading The Puppy Post

Mental Illness, OCD, Tourette Syndrome

Strong People Have Mental Illness?

I have lived in the same town since the age of one. I love it here, and I love the mountains around me. Mountains are so beautiful; metaphorical mountains on the other hand are not. And when that metaphorical mountain is mental health, I imagine Hell has an entire mountain range. I’m guessing a lot… Continue reading Strong People Have Mental Illness?

Mental Illness, OCD, Tourette Syndrome

1 Month Anniversary!!

Guys, it's been one month since I started Chipper ChelseaKay!! I wanted to take this time to thank you all for the crazy amount of encouragement, support, and understanding you have given me! It's hard to open up about a subject that has such a stigma and misunderstanding. Even today, a nurse said to me… Continue reading 1 Month Anniversary!!