Guys! I should not be having an anxiety attack the first week of summer classes! I am so stressed out and overwhelmed! I am taking 4 classes for the first time ever, as a mother of 2 and it is intense. I’m only doing this because if I take 4 now and 4 in the… Continue reading School & Anxiety
Motherhood and Mental Illness
You know you’re a mom when you’re in the beginning of a breakdown but then hear your little one get mad at big brother and start crying, so you suck up your tears, clean your face and tend to your kids. I see you I feel you You are not alone Motherhood while living with… Continue reading Motherhood and Mental Illness
Was it Real?
I had a really good day today.... And now I’m laying here anxious, feeling uneasy because something just doesn’t feel right. Does this happen to anyone else? One minute you’re happy and enjoying yourself, not thinking too much and then you get home and start going back on your day, thinking, and over thinking until… Continue reading Was it Real?
I need more sleep. I always go to bed late because it’s finally quiet at night, with everyone sleeping. The only time I have to myself is at night, so despite feeling tired, I stay awake watching my shows or if I’m anxious, I stay awake mindlessly scrolling tiktok. I wake up exhausted, with headaches… Continue reading Exhausted
These past few months have been the most difficult for so many people. Make sure you realize how you have been coping and dealing with the stress. How you’ve been dealing with the anxiety or depression. Remember how strong you are and how you’re still here, still fighting. I’m proud of you ❤️. -Jen, xo
Back to School Time!
So I have a 4th grader!! My big guy starts school tomorrow and I still can't believe he will be in 4th grade. Time is really flying by guys! Hubby and I weren't comfortable sending him in for face to face teaching just yet, so he will be learning virtually. Hopefully this pandemic can end… Continue reading Back to School Time!
Dissociation or Depersonalization
Hi All, For all of you who live with Anxiety, Depression or any other form of Mental Illness, have any of you gone through Dissociation or Depersonalization? I was pretty sure that I have gone through it before, but what happened to me tonight, makes me think otherwise. As I was eating dinner with my… Continue reading Dissociation or Depersonalization
Why is it that I let people’s actions or inactions bother me so much? I need to learn that others aren’t as considerate of my feelings, the way I am of theirs. Yes I know we all live busy lives, yet certain people have no problem at all in keeping in touch with one another...… Continue reading Just Thinking…
7 Cups of Tea
Today, being that my anxiety has been really bad, I decided to look up organizations and websites that can help connect with with others going through the same things as me, as well as professionals. You can chat with volunteers, chat with others going through the same issues as yourself, and you can sign up… Continue reading 7 Cups of Tea
Feeling Heartbroken & Exhausted
It’s hard to explain the pain I feel, but I sit here crying because this world has me exhausted. I think of my nieces and nephews, my babies. I think of their beautiful brown skin possibly being the reason they are harmed one day. I think of the hatred that is so easily spewed towards… Continue reading Feeling Heartbroken & Exhausted