Articles & Essays / Personal

2015: The Year in Review

By On December 20, 2015

2015 in Review: It was a year of unanticipated change. On the mental health side of things… I quit my job. I changed antidepressants. I applied to graduate school at the very last minute… and got in. I finally found the life-changing therapy that I didn’t even know I needed. I rediscovered my inner Type-A Monica Geller.1 On the Internetting side…

Articles & Essays / Personal

The Mental Illness Diaries

By On August 23, 2015

  Photograph of sailboats in Kiel Bootshafen at sunset. It’s symbolic, or something. Recovery from – and coping with – mental illness is not a linear progression. I do not have a before and after story. Right now, what I have is a series of choices and changes that have affected where I am. On July 28th I stopped taking…