Mental Health

I have had ocd since I was around 13, I am now 51. The doctor actually diagnosed me with severe ocd. Severe sounds so severe. But it doesn’t stop there, I also have horrible panic attacks and anxiety. Living with these mental illnesses is not easy. My mind is never quiet. It is always thinking,Continue reading “Mental Health”

Saying Hello/Panic Attack

In yesterday’s post Checking In, I shared about reaching a goal and not letting my anxiety interfere with my sons birthday plans. I was feeling good, actually quite proud of myself for pushing myself and the thoughts aside so I could continue on with my drive. I felt wonderful.  The whole week felt amazingly satisfying.Continue reading “Saying Hello/Panic Attack”

Nightmares/Terrors

This morning I got woken up by my pre-teen son, he was yelling at me.  Not yelling to be rude or disrespectful, he was yelling to wake me up. I was doing it again. I was screaming in my sleep. I was, once again having another nightmare. Not just any ordinary nightmare either.  I haveContinue reading “Nightmares/Terrors”

Happy Monday!

Hello everyone and thank you for stopping by. Just wanted to say Happy Monday and I hope you have an enjoyable week. I’m working on my next blog which I will be posting this Friday. Hope you come back and check it out 😁 In the meantime, please leave me a comment about your weekend.Continue reading “Happy Monday!”

Checking In/ Taking A Day Trip

Happy Friday everyone! How was your week?  Mine sort of flew on by, which is a little strange considering I didn’t do much besides my daily activities.  My same boring, daily routine. Our weather here in California has been much cooler.  We had a couple days of high winds but other than that our weatherContinue reading “Checking In/ Taking A Day Trip”

Kids And Mental Illness

Not only adults, but children also suffer from mental illness. It can happen at any age.  As a parent/guardian it’s your responsibility to talk to your child. Even if you don’t think your child has any type of illness, you might be wrong. Some illnesses are very easy to hide and aren’t noticed by close familyContinue reading “Kids And Mental Illness”

Covid, Anxiety, And Being Confused

The whole time we have been in a pandemic, I have NOT been scared of getting covid. Me, the person with bad anxiety, horrible panic attacks, and of course let’s not forget about my OCD, not afraid of a pandemic? Well, that was untill recently. I usually worry about everything. It’s really hard to believe thatContinue reading “Covid, Anxiety, And Being Confused”

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