The Power of Being Broken

The alarm clock goes off. I spring out of bed with the biggest smile on my face.  The sun gently peeks through my window as I begin to open the curtains . As I look unto the world, all I can see are possibilities. I begin to dance around from room to room singing the latest Beyonce hit. Despite running late, I look in the mirror and smile, because I feel like it is going to be a great day. ...more

I'm Still Me

   Hokay. So. Today I have a piece on the Oklahoma City Moms Blog on my postpartum depression.But Kelly, I didn’t know you had PPD. ...more

Join the 28 Day Happy Challenge for Mental Health

Did you know that one in five individuals will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lifetime? Because of the stigma and discrimination associate with mental illness, however, 75 per cent of those people will never seek the help they need....more

Mental Health Awareness Month: Can We Eliminate The Stigma of Mental Illness?

Did you know that 57.7 million Americans suffer with mental illness?  That's one in four of us.  Chances are, if you're not one of those four, you most likely know someone who is.  I'm not ashamed to admit that I've had my bouts with depression and anxiety over the years.  Thankfully, I always recognized when I needed to reach out for help, and when I did, I got it. But because of the stigma associated with it, it's not always easy for people to reach out for help. ...more
I am 31 year-old and I have a mental illness. I am bipolar and  have manic depression. I am ...more