mental health, poetry

The Inability

A Poem No one ever knew of her pain. She wore her cross that she was born to wear so well. She hid every attack like a concealed weapon used in a mass shooting. There are several of those each year. Her attacks were several times each day.  Some may say, She is absolutely ok.… Continue reading The Inability

mental health, Women's health

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

Photo by Valeria Ushakova on Pexels.com 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… Continue reading I’m Learning How Not To Be Ashamed Of My Mental Health

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Delta 8 Eased My Depression

It's not just about getting high. Photo by Elsa Olofsson on Unsplash 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… Continue reading Delta 8 Eased My Depression

life lessons, mental health

Today Is My First Day On Anti-depressants

Photo by Liza Summer on Pexels.com 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… Continue reading Today Is My First Day On Anti-depressants