From the moment I was born until the end of high school, I did not fully understand mental illness and I honestly did not think anyone I knew personally struggled with one. Mental health was not a topic talked about in my family because no one seemed to be affected by it. It was also not a topic talked about in my schools: elementary, middle, … Continue reading My No Longer Invisible Illnesses
If you feel depressed in response to a change in seasons you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD). For most people, SAD begins in fall and can last through the winter. Continue reading It’s Not You – Tis The Season. Quick Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder
It is totally wild to think that this will be the 11th Valentine’s Day that I have spent with my husband, Tony. I wish I had a time machine (not only to avoid my 30th birthday this year) but to go back and tell myself about what lied ahead. And, even more honestly, to warn myself about how hard things were about to get. Smack … Continue reading Mental Health is a Team Sport: I Have Anxiety/Depression and my Husband Doesn’t, But We Both Fight It.