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
I have never been the type of person who took a lot of medication--prescription or otherwise. However, since my lupus diagnosis I’ve had to adjust my thought process when it comes to trying to keep myself as healthy as possible. In my mind pills always carried the stigma of me not doing good enough. It … Continue reading are these meds working?
Back in October when I was hospitalized, the psychiatrist on staff told me that I had borderline personality disorder. He told me I had other diagnoses as well--complex trauma, anxiety, depression--but the borderline diagnosis really stuck in my head. I mentioned it all to T but he's not one to really discuss labels and feels … Continue reading do I live a borderline life?
I felt like I'd been doing fairly well the last two weeks settling into working from home, helping the youngest try to keep up with some schoolwork and being a mother all at the same time. It's a lot but I thought I was doing okay with it all. Today though, I have this deep … Continue reading the wall has been hit
Well, we've just finished our second week of the new normal. Thankfully, we still have only one confirmed case in our city but I expect that to change in the coming weeks as all the vacationers have now come back from the March break trip they just 'had to have'. I know not all of them … Continue reading busy in uncertain times
Does anyone else suffer a mild heart attack every time their phone rings in the nighttime. I don't sleep well on a good day so when my phone rings at 11:41 pm it sort of sends me into a heart-racing, state of panic. And it wasn't only my house phone. I also received a call … Continue reading living life in uncertain times