Medication, an Ongoing Struggle

Well, here we are again. I thought I had learned my lesson, but somehow I'm finding myself skipping doses. It's different this time though. The last time I stopped medication, it was a very conscious decision. I just decided I didn't need them. I hadn't had a major manic episode, I hadn't felt depressed in… Continue reading Medication, an Ongoing Struggle

Podcasting (+Brainsick)

I have some exciting news! A few weeks ago I had an idea for a podcast--something I've thought about doing (once I got used to hearing my own voice) but wasn't sure what the subject would be. I knew I wanted it to be related to mental illness and that was about it. That's when… Continue reading Podcasting (+Brainsick)

The Essentials

I have (incredibly) just finished my first quarter at University of California, Davis and I am exhausted. The past couple months have both felt extremely busy and not productive whatsoever at the same time. I'm glad I have this first quarter under my belt though, and I'm trying to enjoy break before heading straight back… Continue reading The Essentials

What’s My Type?

Ever since I took the Myers-Briggs personality test when I was younger, I have been extremely interested in my personality type. From the Myers-Briggs, I branched off into taking other types of tests. These range from Buzzfeed quizzes (in my defense, it was for amusement to see how accurate it could be) to Enneagram (which… Continue reading What’s My Type?

Letters I’ll Never Send

On the eve of the new year, I had an idea. I was going to write letters to people, people who have hurt me or that I've had to process a lot about. And I would never send these letters. Ever. My therapist has suggested doing this multiple times; not necessarily for all these people,… Continue reading Letters I’ll Never Send