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My Brain

It's my brain, but I didn't ask for it. We are all born with a brain, this we know, but what we are not responsible for is what makes up our brains. My brain or my mind has a way of doing its own thing. Sometimes I'm surprised at the thoughts it has. Sometimes I [...]

By | 2017-09-25T15:06:01+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pepper Joy Greggs – Depression Got Me Like

Depression got me like I'm worthless... I will be alone forever... I am no good for anything more than to be a trash can for my rapist's poison. I am so worthless that I am just the vessel for his filth... and shame on me for reeking after the fact. Depression got me like This [...]

By | 2017-09-24T14:57:27+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: PTSD, Sexual abuse, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be with me

You said you would be with me no matter what happened. You told me that even though I was "crazy" you would stay. You said it was fine. "It'll be fine." Well, it doesn't feel fine. It feels like everything is falling apart at the seams. I'm watching our relationship crumble in front of me. [...]

By | 2017-08-29T15:10:38+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I worry

I worry about the past. I worry about the future. I worry about right now. Will this fucking worrying ever stop? I worry so much that I send myself into a wave of panic. I let that panic wash over me and I cannot stop this. I wish I could stop worrying. But how? How does [...]

By | 2017-08-18T11:14:18+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vincent Fitzgerald – When Stigma Comes from Within Our Homes

When Stigma Comes from Within Our Homes By Vincent J. Fitzgerald MSW LCSW I have often written about my young adulthood grapple with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and later, its accomplice, Panic Disorder. Within my divulgence, I also revealed I am a psychotherapist and social worker because I want readers to know mental illness knows no [...]

By | 2017-08-17T09:58:41+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Listen

Listen. Can you hear me talking? I wonder what you perceive. I'm not in your head. I'm in my head and it's full of ideas and anxiety. You want me to be okay. That will take time. I have all the time in the world because my mind isn't going anywhere dude. I can help [...]

By | 2017-08-16T09:24:20+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What do you like about therapy?

Oh boy, what do I like about therapy? Well, I used to think of therapy as a place to dump all my problems, but over time I've learned that it isn't just that. It's a place for me to actively change the way I behave and improve my life. Yeah, I know that sounds cheesy [...]

By | 2017-08-14T07:21:45+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

When You’re Down

When you're down I will be there. Yeah, I mean me - depression. Sorry, I didn't introduce myself. But I mean, you know me well enough already right. I'm not trying to be rude, but there are so many different kinds of "me." Which form of depression do you have in your brain? Oh sorry, which [...]

By | 2017-08-09T14:17:00+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wait around for an answer to appear

Sometimes there's no answer in sight. I can see the road ahead and there are three forks, but which way do I go? I've never been particularly good with decisions and this is no different. I want to figure out the "answer" and I keep going over the song lyrics and hoping they will provide [...]

By | 2017-08-02T10:19:27+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

If I Could

If I could I would tell him exactly how I feel, but I don't. If I could I would feel comfortable with the number 13, but I'm not. If I see it I need to make it 14. If I could I would step on a crack. But I don't because I'm afraid of what [...]

By | 2017-07-31T15:58:21+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments