Coping with Mass Casualties

“I was feeling a myriad of emotions. I was feeling sad, scared, and angry. I didn’t know what to do with these emotions all at once.”

Guilty As Charged

“You’ve been found guilty by your own consciousness, and you’ll be facing a life sentence in your own mind unless you can prove yourself to be innocent.”

Tug of War

“You’re a catch twenty-two. Win or lose I’m screwed.”

Acknowledging v. Accepting

There is no shame in admitting that we, as humans, do not understand our emotions and do not have the tools to control them at all times. Sometimes, we need to call in for back up; call for someone who has spent many years trying to understand why our minds process these types of situations these ways.

One Down, Infinity to Go.

There are people want to help you. Whether you know it or not, someone out there values your life and your recovery. You just have to see that you are valuable too. 

Medication Mania

It feels like I’m basically the Energizer bunny driving around the mountain with no fog lights on. I have all of the energy, but my body can’t utilize it.

I’m A Real G

I don’t manage things well, and everything seems to be spiraling out of my control; not following the path that I want it to follow. But maybe that’s okay. 

Sleep is for the Weak

When you have multiple chronic illnesses, sometimes your body needs more sleep to be able to function at its best.