You are stronger than you think

A letter to anyone struggling with their mental health.  Dear Stranger, I know you’re suffering, and you may be at the point where you feel like no one in the world would care if you just disappeared. But believe me when I say that you are never alone. Even if you feel like those around you won’t …

I Wasn’t Sick

I don’t think eating disorders are taken as seriously as it should. I know I’ve said that dozens of times, but it still irks me. It’s hardly even considered a mental illness. When I hear people talk about it, I get the impression that a sizable amount of them believe it’s just all about vanity …

Paranoia With a Side of Pancakes

Song of the Day: Love So Right by the Bee Gees I’ve been in a Bee Gees kind of mood today so there you go. Their harmonies are just… they’re perfect. And Barry’s falsetto? Don’t get me started. That’s not what I’m writing about… today. I’m not writing about pancakes either. I just wanted it in …

Tea Time: Flight Tickets and Friendships

Well, long time no see! I decided to mix things up a bit and bring some bagels. Can you believe I can never find pre-cut bagels anywhere here in Edinburgh? Yeah, yeah, I’m too lazy to cut my own bagel. I have heard much too many bagel cutting related accidents from my friends, okay?! So, …

Emotionless Bliss

Depression makes you numb from the world. It fools you into thinking that apathy is the best form of self-defense. And sometimes, I miss that feeling. Sometimes I feel like it actually would be better to feel nothing rather than everything. I know that’s not what I really want in life. I want to feel joy …

Underlying Resentment

Truth be told, I’m terrified. I’m terrified of the idea that my disorder affects others almost as much as it does me. Because I know it does. I’m terrified that I’m making everyone around me weary and that one day they’ll all just realize that I’m no longer worth all the trouble. Even worse is …

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