Mental Illness

Why I’ve Surrendered to Mental Illness

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” Those words are so true, and I feel honored that someone read those words and thought about me.  It made my day when I got a text from a friend that came across that quote and sent it to… Continue reading Why I’ve Surrendered to Mental Illness

Mental Illness

Can I Just Have A Minute To Fall Apart?

There’s a sadness that gets into your bones.  It climbs on your back and weighs you down, seeps into your lungs and clenches on to your every breath.  It lays in the empty space where your loved one should occupy, it’s the dead air on the other side of a telephone line.  It takes the… Continue reading Can I Just Have A Minute To Fall Apart?

Mental Illness

The day my daughters mind broke

We had a great weekend, spent time with friends and family, Ranee had been to a party with all the little girls from our congregation it was a normal weekend.  She had confided in me that some little boys at school had been bothering her, nothing malicious, just little boy silliness.  But she wanted it… Continue reading The day my daughters mind broke