Loud and Proud

My, My, My Has it Really Been That Long?

It seems that every time I wanted to blog, I just didn't.I made excuses.  I was usually too tired, didn't feel good,or just plain had no energy.Depression does that you know,makes you not want to do the thingsyou once loved.  I have been struggling daily with life.Stress is beginning to really take its toll on me.I have been just going through the motions every day.Depression wreaks havoc on your emotions, brings onnegativity, and robs you of joy. ...more

I Support Mental Illness, How About You

I have a goal to pre-sell 75 Mental Illness Awareness t-shirts on Teespring in 19 days....more

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Support Mental Health and Help Stop the Stigma

   May is Mental Health    Awareness Month...more

Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month...more

I Keep it Real on My Blog

When I decided to make this blog, I decided that I was going to be honest, share really personal stuff, and just air my whole life out in the open for everyone to see.  I knew that I was going to be real with myself, my posts, and my depression.  I had decided that I no longer was going to hide my depression.  I know that it's no one's business that I have a mental illness but I always felt like I was hiding something, like this terrible secret was going to come out and I was worried about people thinking I was crazy....more

Google Saved My Life

I just had a terrible scare. I decided that I didn't need two gmail accounts so I decided to delete one. Well I guess it was the primary one that I deleted. I clicked on Blogger to go to my blogs and they were gone. My heart sunk to the floor. A strange feeling of deep despair came over me. I thought I was going to have an anxiety attack. I tried to calm down and think. I kept trying to navigate through Google help and Blogger help but was getting confused. I kept thinking "I need to speak to a real person, got to talk to someone." I guess I was showing my age. ...more