Mental Health

I’m Learning How Not To Be Ashamed Of My Mental Health

I can’t believe I’ve come this far. Finally, I said the words aloud to someone else besides my husband: I have depression!! I’ve never been so open about my mental health. For most of my life, I hid it, ashamed at being labeled crazy or psycho, even worried that someone would take my children away…

Today Is My First Day On Anti-depressants

There is no pretending that I have always struggled with my mental health. I mean, who wouldn’t when the only mom you ever knew and had died when you were nine years old. Then, five years later the only dad you knew is dead, too.  Ever since my mother’s death, I had a profound grip…

Dealing With Grief Nearly A Decade Later

Does the grief ever go away? Last week, I was thinking about my deceased mother. I think about her and my deceased father every day, but this week it has been constant thoughts about my mom.  I’ve been crying as I did as a little girl that whole year after she died. That last time…

Delta 8 Eased My Depression

It’s not just about getting high. Are you familiar with the new legal way people are getting high? That’s the rave with news publications worldwide. Delta 8 and it’s accompanying sub-ordinates have made small doses of THC legally accessible. To me, this is a great win for those using THC for relief from mental health…