Post-Wedding Depression is Real

When I first became engaged to my husband, I ordered all the wedding books, researched, and meticulously planned until I ended up in the ER with nerve damage. I was also pulled in all sorts of directions by my in-laws and family, who paid for the event. My planning season was an emotional rollercoaster, butContinue reading “Post-Wedding Depression is Real”

2 Traditionally Bridal Things I Didn’t Care About As A Chronically Ill Bride

When I was engaged to my husband, I was in the process of being diagnosed with lupus and fibromyalgia. During what should have been my time of joy, I was ridiculously sick. Therefore my wedding, although I tended to it the best I could, did not have all the typical girl-things most brides obsess about.Continue reading “2 Traditionally Bridal Things I Didn’t Care About As A Chronically Ill Bride”

National Mental Health Awareness Month: Trichitillomania

Eventually the docs would tell me that all the chemical grief I went through as a child and teenager was unnecessary, but hindsight is 20/20. You live with what you are and what you become. Own it.