Treatment Resistant Mental Illness & Me

It's been a year since it all fell apart. About a year ago, after a successful recovery from postpartum anxiety, depression, and OCD, the carefully cultivated set of tools -- medication, meditation, self-care -- just stopped working. Just. Stopped. Working. Poof. I'm done trying to figure out what happened, whether my body chemistry changed or … Continue reading Treatment Resistant Mental Illness & Me

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All quiet on the southwestern front or: how anxiety is eating my lunch

All quiet on the southwestern front, I know. It's hard to write when things are hard, not because there is less to say, but because it feels like those things might be less worth saying. My instagram feed this weekend was a flurry of sunny pictures from the garden along with captions detailing my anxiety. … Continue reading All quiet on the southwestern front or: how anxiety is eating my lunch