Being Mental

Allie Through the Looking Glass

Sometimes I feel like Alice in Wonderland. I take one pill to make me go up, another pill to make me go down, yet another to make me focus on the task at hand. I take so many pills every day I can't swallow them in one go but rather three swallows of handfuls of… Continue reading Allie Through the Looking Glass

Being Mental, Being Social, Random Musings of a Crazy Mind

Worst Bright Side Ever

I'm suffering from a bout of depression. My meds are off and I'm having trouble finding a reason to do much of anything. The complete apathy that accompanies my depression is often unsettling and uncomfortable. I find myself trying to find something to do so I don't spend twelve hours a day watching bad TV… Continue reading Worst Bright Side Ever

Being Mental, Being Social, Random Musings of a Crazy Mind

It’s Not You, It’s Me

I'm sorry if I seem uninterested Or I'm not listenin', or I'm indifferent Truly I ain't got no business here But since my friends are here, I just came to kick it But really I would rather be at home all by myself -Here by Alessia Cara The first time I heard Here by Alessia… Continue reading It’s Not You, It’s Me

Being Mental, Random Musings of a Crazy Mind

Monsters Under the Bed

When I was a little girl I watched a Disney Channel movie called Don't Look Under the Bed about imaginary friends turning into the boogieman who lived in the wasteland under the bed. It was cheesy and campy and terrible. It scared the living hell out of me. My ever supportive and helpful mom tried… Continue reading Monsters Under the Bed

Being Mental, Life Lessons, Random Musings of a Crazy Mind

You Might As Well Live

When I was in high school I read a poem by Dorothy Parker called Resume about the methods of suicide and this poem burrowed its way into my head and never let go. This poem led to the most morbid mother-daughter research project to ever occur. For months we researched the different methods of suicide… Continue reading You Might As Well Live

Being Mental, Life Lessons, Random Musings of a Crazy Mind

I’m Pessimistically Optimistic 

Or maybe that's just called a realist...I'm not sure. When I was in middle school my best friend's mom decided she didn't like me because I was too pessimistic and it was a bad influence on her daughter. In reality we were both hitting puberty and the fun rush of hormones was playing havoc with… Continue reading I’m Pessimistically Optimistic 

Being Mental, Random Musings of a Crazy Mind, Uncategorized

You Can Take Your Yoga & Shove It

I like yoga. I do. I like taking a random ten minutes out of my day to stretch and relax and focus on nothing but my breathing. I can appreciate yoga for what it is. I'm also aware of what it's not. Yoga is not medication. It is not a way to treat chronic depression… Continue reading You Can Take Your Yoga & Shove It