describing mental illness

How would you describe your mental illness to me? I would tell you to ask another question because it’s not as straightforward as that. Instead, ask me why I’m so quick to dodge a hand with the pure intention of patting my back. Ask me why the journal I carried in school was attached toContinue reading “describing mental illness”

It’s 3am

My sweater rests on my body, wet with tears from my most recent breakdown. I can’t feel the moisture, but I can see it now that I’m staring myself down in the mirror. It’s 3am. “Stop. Stop this,” I manage to whisper, barely audible. “This isn’t helping. This won’t change anything. Worrying doesn’t change anything.Continue reading “It’s 3am”

Be awake for Life

I miss wanting to be awake. I came across this Tumblr post earlier today. This is how it goes: “I miss when I was like 12 and it would be the night before a big field trip or something and I couldn’t go to sleep because I was so excited. I miss being so intoContinue reading “Be awake for Life”

To my brother…

To my brother, I know this may seem like a random thing. You definitely weren’t expecting this to come from me, especially right now. But, I’m afraid, I can no longer keep this from the world. What I mean by that is, I planned on telling you this in private. However, everyone needs to knowContinue reading “To my brother…”