You never know what is going on with someone. Everyone has a story to tell. There are so many of us that have invisible illnesses that can be both mental and physical.
Tag Archives: mental health advocate
Why Covid-19 is a Nightmare for someone with Dermatillomania
Washing your hands and keeping your hands away from your face are the first things you hear from the CDC when Covid-19 broke out. Simple tasks that should be an easy thing to follow for the everyday person. But for someone like myself with dermatillomania the task is far from simple. Dermatillomania is related toContinue reading “Why Covid-19 is a Nightmare for someone with Dermatillomania”
Chronic Illness and Eating Disorders
Food and I always had a complex relationship, but after I had my second open heart surgery in between my freshmen and sophomore year I started losing weight. The more I lost weight the more in control I felt over my body.
Stay Afraid, but Do it Anyway – Carrie Fisher
Continuing on the perfectionist series I have to add a nod to my favorite feminist heroes, Carrie Fisher. She once said “Stay afraid, but do it anyway.” I hit me so hard that I Carrie Fisher had it right. As she did with many things. It’s okay to be afraid of doing things and takingContinue reading “Stay Afraid, but Do it Anyway – Carrie Fisher”
Not being able to do as much as others does not make you less than
Having mental or chronic illness sucks. Sometimes we have to remind ourselves not to compare and that not being able to do as much as others does not make you less than.The most important this to remember is to take care of yourself. Your health is more important then proving a point to others orContinue reading “Not being able to do as much as others does not make you less than”
I got my “The Mighty” sweater about a week ago. I’m so excited and honored to a community leader on the site. I’ve been a member of The Mighty Site for many years now and seen it grow. There are so many resources on the site to help those with mental and chronic illnesses. IContinue reading “The Mightiest”