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Hope is important. Because even at the end of the day, and you’re at your wits end. It’s basically the hundredth time you’ve picked yourself up again, because you know, you’re at the bottom of the barrel. 41 kata lagi


A Letter to The Families

We read this letter in my last NAMI session. I tried really hard to not cry. It had been a rough day. And it wasn’t over. 528 kata lagi

Mental Health Volunteering?

I’ve been trying to find ways to volunteer in the mental health field.  I’ve looked into my local mental health board, NAMI, Townhall II, and other places. 266 kata lagi

Mental Health

GOP Candidate Ridicules Schizophrenia

In commenting on a Des Moines radio show about Roberts’ dissension from the decision regarding same-sex marriage and his decision in favor of the Affordable Care Act, Huckabee said that Roberts, “apparently needs medication for schizophrenia.” 280 kata lagi


A Day in the Life: Visiting the State Psychiatric Hospital

I am going to write a short post in my A Day in the Life Series today. As hard as it is for me to think about those memories, I don’t want to forget them because society still has a long way to go regarding the treatment of people with illnesses like schizophrenia and we still have a long way to go in finding adequate treatment. 579 kata lagi

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South Korea 2015 Photo Diary: Day One

*click on the smaller images to enlarge 

Last March, me and my family went to Korea. It was a little trip to sort of celebrate me graduating from college. 407 kata lagi


#RedefiningDisability Awareness Challenge -- Week Five

Every Monday for the next 48 weeks, I will be participating in Rose Fischer’s Redefining Disability Awareness Challenge. It is my hope that by sharing my stories about my disability of mental illness, that I can be a beacon of hope to others suffering the same debilitating illness. 395 kata lagi