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Stephanie Paige#ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike

What was I working on? I look to my left and then to my right. I stare at the monitor in front of me, barely recognizing what is on the screen. I think I know this project… what was I doing on it? My brain is foggy, drawing a blank. I struggle to remember what [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:49:40+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Chad Hubbard

The War Rages On My brain has officially shifted gears into overdrive. I last slept sometime early Saturday morning. I have tried to hold it together. I must admit that yesterday was incredibly difficult. The speed at which my brain is processing has left me irritated and exhausted. I can always recognize the impending shift [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:38:59+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Susanne Blumer

I’ve been a lot of things and had a lot of roles in my life. Model, farmer, business owner, author, blogger, wife, mom, Christian. I’ve been a Vacation Bible School leader and Children’s’ Ministry leader. I’ve sat in the pew every Sunday for years, prayed, read my bible, attended bible studies, and worshiped the Lord [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:11:09+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Sober Tony

I'm living on a tropical island, surrounded by beautiful people, and I'm constantly treated like a VIP. That's all true, but it's not the whole story. I'm also a 39-year-old alcoholic who abandoned his wife, 8 kids, church job, and everything else that once mattered to me. My rental is 1,700 miles away from my [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:09:24+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Stigma Fighters|Tags: , |1 Comment

Andrew LeClerc

Allow me to tell you something that I have dealt with and continue to manage, but certainly, does not define who I am as a person at all. I was diagnosed with a mental difference called schizophrenia. About two and a half years ago something happened to me; when a history of experienced trauma in [...]

By | 2017-05-30T17:52:38+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Schizophrenia, Stigma Fighters|Tags: |0 Comments

Rebecca

Mental illness is not easy. You cannot simply tell a depressed person to be positive and get over it. You cannot tell someone suffering from anxiety to just stay calm. You cannot reassure a person battling anorexia that if they just eat something it will go away. Mental illness is hard. It’s complicated, exhausting and [...]

By | 2017-05-30T17:42:25+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Stigma Fighters|Tags: |0 Comments