I know I haven’t written for a minute, but holy shit is life busy. Between work, schoolwork (which is lagging hardcore right now and I SERIOUSLY have got to get my shit together), and having a social life… So I started working as a psychiatric technician in a local emergency department, and let me tell… Continue reading What Happens When You Lose Your Mind?
When Jane was diagnosed with level one Autism, Andrew decided to read her paper she was given from her psychologist explaining the disorder. We went outside with Todd to smoke as he read it out loud to us. He was so frustrated and said, “this is normal. All of this just explains a normal person.… Continue reading What is normal?
So a couple of months ago, my best friend, Jane, started seeing a new therapist. This therapist questioned her diagnoses of persistent depression disorder, OCD, and ADHD. He asked her, “what if what’s really going on is autism?” She kind of laughed, but was open to taking an assessment. We talked about it often and… Continue reading When Your Best Friend Has Autism.
Fuck. Today sucks. This week sucks. Hormones.fucking.suck. I’ve known about PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) for years, but never thought I had it, so I didn’t look into it. Some months before I start my period suck balls, but some months aren’t terrible, so I just assumed I wouldn’t have it since it was always so… Continue reading PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder)
So…are you dealing with any of these emotions? Emotional intelligence is crucial to your mental health. (Also, why do I struggle with spelling intelligence sometimes? I think I get anxious about it. Who the hell gets anxious about spelling a word that you can fix…no one is going to see that. There’s this cool button… Continue reading Transformation Thursday
My Career Development and Counseling class is officially over (I got an A in it btw! woo!), annnd my Research and Program Evaluation class has just begun. I.am.terrified. I just gotta say that I am thankful for that A because my GPA is going to need it after this class. Lord, help me. Don’t get me… Continue reading Research and Program Evaluation
**It’s hard for me to write these posts about my family. I love them, and we’ve had some amazing times together, but there are painful memories too. There are issues I haven’t worked through just yet. Writing about everything helps me to process it. Sometime I’ll have to share some happy family memories haha. I… Continue reading Why so Angry?