I have begun to reminisce about the shocking, hilarious, and infuriating moments I've been privy to when family have come together.
Farm Life and Mental Health
Although living life on a hobby farm and caring for our menagerie of animals has been joyful, surprising, and funny. We have had our difficult times.
Finding Treatment for my PTSD
My anxiety hid behind an array of physical symptoms, which masked my underlying mental illness. The worse my anxiety became, the sicker I got.
Depression was my Shadow
I would have a nervous breakdown at least once a week. Depression became like an entity that had taken over my body and mind. My thoughts weren't mine anymore.
A Parent’s Struggle with the School System
The school years were strenuous, long-winded, dreadful, and bleak. The receptions, year 1's, and year 2's had been lumped in the same class.
Issues with the School System
While education is a necessity that should be available to everyone, perhaps how education is delivered should vary depending on the child.
Living with PTSD
Months after my operation my anxiety continued to get worse. I developed severe depression and insomnia. I would sit alone on my sofa late at night having panic attacks. I felt so alone.