doing DBT and meeting a new specialist

So I'm going to be starting DBT at the beginning of March. I don't really know what to expect but as with anything new I'm trying not to let my nerves get the better of me. The woman I spoke with--Michelle--didn't seem very keen on doing one-to-one DBT with me and during our first call … Continue reading doing DBT and meeting a new specialist

let’s talk about it

This post is really hard for me to write. Not only because I’m not very engaged right now but because I always feel ashamed thinking and talking about suicide. The past 2 years have kind of been a constant struggle for me mentally. Even with the help of medication, I’ll go through periods where I … Continue reading let’s talk about it

a New Year

I'm not sure where to start or what to say. Does that mean that the words swirling around my brain serve no purpose? I'm not sure. Nothing stands out for me that might have happened since my last post but for some reason I can feel myself curling into a little cocoon, sheltering me away … Continue reading a New Year


'Are you alright?', they ask. 'No', I want to answer. And it's the truth. And at least I know it now. We are all mortal. We are all fragile. And we all live under the shadow of death. Sometimes the bravest thing we can do is admit we're not strong enough. There is suffering. And … Continue reading falling