College, Mental Illness, OCD, Tourette Syndrome

Being Drafted Into the Mental Health War

I am going to take you back in time. We are in the Fall of 2007.  My parents only child has been very sick now for four years. She was diagnosed with Severe Tourette Syndrome in third grade. She has been on over 50 different medications. None of them easing the terror of the nights… Continue reading Being Drafted Into the Mental Health War

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#OCDCON2016, Mental Illness, OCD

I’m Going To #OCDCON

It's been a while since my last post. I have realized just how much I relied on getting my thoughts and feelings out on here when I was sick last year. Now that I've been doing so well, I haven't had too many thoughts poisoning my brain. I have thrived this summer. I took on… Continue reading I’m Going To #OCDCON

Mental Illness, OCD, Tourette Syndrome

They Story I’ve Been Too Afraid To Mention

In honor of National Suicidal Prevention Week I wanted to share my experience with suicidal thoughts. First I have a short free write and then I have a short poem. I'm going to warn you that these posts aren't as Chipper as my usual ones. This is to bring awareness and to let others know… Continue reading They Story I’ve Been Too Afraid To Mention