The way life ebbs and flows with the tide of time is amazing. One minute you are doing good and the next you aren’t. My medication is starting to help me balance my moods but life still happens, so navigating while medicated has been a learning experience. I still feel, and go through emotions. It’sContinue reading “Lost”

Momma Tries

Dear Child, I want you to know that my mood swings was never your fault, it was all on me. I know I apologize every time but if you are anything like me when I was growing up, it will still affect you. I am learning just as you are, and every day is anContinue reading “Momma Tries”

A Stigma Worth Fighting

“He started breathing heavy like he was going to make himself hyperventilate.” I listened to my friend explain a difficult coworker and how they have bad anxiety. All I could think about was the time I hyperventilated while I was in the service, and how they probably talked about me the same way my friendContinue reading “A Stigma Worth Fighting”

Inner Time Consciousness

Part 1 Time, the healer and the killer Random Pinterest Post I am notorious at being late, no lie. I have not pinpointed the exact cause as to why I suck at this but it has wreaked havoc on my life. I have been fired, written up, scolded and slandered just like any other perpetuallyContinue reading “Inner Time Consciousness”

A Bipolar, Single Mother Kind of Life

It’s a snow day!And I am in a good mood! Those mornings that I wake up with energy, motivation, and happy thoughts are the best. I welcome them with open arms because that means if I can balance the day right, it will be an enjoyable one. It feels nice to get things done inContinue reading “A Bipolar, Single Mother Kind of Life”

The Journey Begins

Last Wednesday was an intense day, and since Christmas was right around the corner- I had other priorities to focus on before I could let it out. I finally saw the psychiatrist! I waited two months for this appointment because the VA is slow with everything, so it was nice to not miss this one.Continue reading “The Journey Begins”

Perfectly Paranoid

One day, I might be murdered. I have zero reason to believe this, but my mind states it as fact. For years I have had the recurring thought that somehow, someway, I am not safe…and I thought this was “normal”, like I just had these racing paranoid thoughts and people thought I was weird 🤷🏼‍♀️Continue reading “Perfectly Paranoid”

First World Anxiety

Anx+I+EtyA nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. Oxford Languages Today was a pretty anxious day since it was an extremely windy one. So windy, in fact, that it tore the siding from my work’s building. I am thankful that it was mainly myContinue reading “First World Anxiety”

Let Me Introduce Myself

Hello, Reader! My name is Rhiannon. I am a mother of one kiddo, two doggos, and a few plants I haven’t killed off somehow. I am a veteran and college student. I love to read, write, hike, and play games. I suffer from mental health issues daily that I do not yet fully understand, soContinue reading “Let Me Introduce Myself”