"Just when I thought my new therapist had completely forgotten about me after only our first session..."
"I decided then that there would be no more unexplained crying into my bong allowed, and that it’s time I get serious about attempting therapy. I understand most of what’s wrong with me, I just need some..."
My depression began when I was nine years old after a series of traumatic events. I had always been a happy child who loved people, but everything… Read more "Reader Poll: At What Age Did the Depression Begin?"
"I'll be accepting any type of submission you can think of that tells your story, or even a part of it. Perhaps a picture that encompasses your depression or a certain period in your life, a written story, a homemade video..."
"... I believe that something I call "Mental Health Predictive Maintenance" is extremely important for easing and preventing depression...
"But he insisted. And I told him no. So he gave me an ultimatum."
"I'm trapped in my own body and mind. "
"When I looked up at the TV again I was stunned to see the boy had put on makeup while wearing women's clothing. It was a YouTube Music ad. I was actually elated to see how YouTube Music humanized this person because they exist all over the world."
"I was made to feel ashamed of using my own medicine so I tossed and turned 'til 4am. My cat gets hungry at 4:30am. The next day I went about my usual business, but remained unmedicated. It felt like walking through fog. I had no real inspiration to do anything."
"One evening when I was 16, my parents were away and I received a call on the house line asking for them. An intelligent teenager, I didn't say my parents were away and instead asked the identity of the caller. It was a family member of my half-brother, and I knew such an unprecedented call would be important so I told her I'd get my sister for her. Then, concerned, I asked her if he's OK and she said simply, "No...""
"I felt the spindly fingers of depression reach up and coil around my legs getting ready to pull me down, but I refused and kicked them off...So I'm telling you it's perfectly possible to be in control of your own mental health to some degree."
"I've always appreciated animals and nature, and the White Mountains in New Hampshire has become one of my favorite spots in the world. I've been going up there since I was 18 years old and still spend a lot of time there throughout the year."
"People dream and fantasize about hooking up with the delivery girl or the electrician, but holy crap it was actually happening to me. With his tool belt hitting my floor, I threw him down on my bed on his back and climbed on top of him."
"...I started noticing that he tweeted me relatively often - and that he was kinda funny on occasion. At some point I realized that he's actually the screenwriter of the movie National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Lovitz, and Emilio Estevez..."
“Don’t forget, my special code OPHELIA122015 for 10% off is still valid at Vaped.com after Christmas until 12/31/15. So when your jerk friends and family didn’t get you a new vape for Christmas, you can take matters into your own hands and at least save a chunk of cash.”
“All you need to do is enter my special code OPHELIA122015 at checkout to receive the discount.”
Just letting you know that my Bliss cannabis-infused lubricant giveaway ends tonight (tomorrow) at 2:59am EST so west coast users have until midnight their time to enter.…… Read more “GIVEAWAY Ends Tonight! | Cannabis-Infused Lubricant | 3 Winners-Last Chance!”
Ok. I surrender. My white flag has been raised, and I am going to make a therapy appointment. I have just spontaneously cried into my bong for…… Read more “Depression and Therapy: Making the Appointment”
Originally posted on Go There Come Back:
Day 15 Mpayathutlwa Camp to Mabuasehube Camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Botswana) Distance : 30.3 km A day of travel faces…
“I suppose when you find yourself frequently envisioning what you’d talk about at your first therapy appointment, it’s probably time to look for a therapist.”