Things happen. That’s all they ever do.

(Title song is “Things Happen” by Dawes.) ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ I’m doing a little better today. And now I fully understand why my adolescent psych thought I was bipolar. I still have no idea in hell where I’ll end up six weeks from now, but I’ve been “adulting” to the best of my ability, which […]

Mental Trainwreck Honesty Hour, Part 1

I wish I had a home. I have biological relatives with houses, but that’s not the same thing. My roommate… I’m so jealous of him. I already wrote that he’s going home to work for a few months so he can spend some time volunteering in Japan. I don’t really care about the whole “Japan” thing […]

we may shine, we may shatter

I hate country music. I think my distaste for it runs so deep because the worst of my childhood bullies were “good ole country boys.” You know the type– Jocks who drove lifted trucks, wore camo jackets year round, and despite growing up a quick drive from Canada, thought flying confederate flags made them cool. […]

the up side of an upside-down mind.

When I first decided I was going to write about my experiences living with BPD, I planned to tell lots of stories… Stories of all the messed-up things that happened in my kid & teen years that were probably responsible for molding my brain into something abnormal. Um, no one wants to read that. We’re […]

borderline between what and what?

“Was I ever crazy? Maybe. Or maybe life is. Crazy isn’t being broken or swallowing a dark secret. It’s you or me, amplified.” – title and quote from Girl, Interrupted ⋆⋆⋆ Mental illness has been somewhat romanticized in the media lately. Depression? Aww, poor you, you’re sad. Let me roll you up in a blanket sushi […]

❤the end is beautiful❤

And I never felt peace like that. It was safety as I’d never known. Oh, I knew nothing. I was sick. And I don’t blame a thing that you did. It doesn’t have to hurt anymore… // “The End is Beautiful” by Jimmy Eat World ⋆⋆⋆ I didn’t ring in the new year at a wild […]