Recently I've had more Good days than Hard days, more energy and less bad feelings. This morning was the first time in a few weeks that I woke up in a panicked state. I had a nightmare about my son that I won't go into detail about (it was horrific). I did some deep breathing … Continue reading Good Days & Hard Days
I’ve been working on a visual expression series of what its like when I experience anxiety, panic and depersonalization. I wanted these to be as accurate as possible so I took them while I was having an episode. Some of the pictures contain nudity so enter with caution. With that being said.... This work is … Continue reading Self Portraits: Anxiety and Depersonalization.
Sometimes, the thing that might seem absurd to an outside perceiver of a situation is the right thing for the person going through the issue. I was talking about this with my therapist last week, in regards to an internal struggle I'm having. I had this close friend who hurt me deeply and our friendship … Continue reading Provisional blog post
Today was decent enough, I only had a little bit of anxiety and I only took one nap. The last three or so months I have been pretty reclusive because I've been plagued with extreme fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks and dizziness. It started to get to the point of "I dont know if I can … Continue reading Health + Mental Health
Psychiatry visits make me fidgety. Ten minutes into our conversation and my surroundings start to feel surreal, like I'm playing out a scene from Girl Interrupted or something. Intrusive thoughts of being hauled off to the psych-ward loop over and over so, I just smile and nod as much as possible. The doctor's bedside manor is … Continue reading Redemption Room #3