“I know I am in my own world. It’s OK, they know me here.” Never a truer statement. You see, my dear read, I've always lived inside my own head. And not just one life, but many. I have, and continue, to daydream all the time and this is probably why it takes me twice … Continue reading Evolution of Expression
When I was a child, I was a pathological liar. At least, that’s what I’ve told myself my entire life. It’s true that I lied about a lot of things: I tried to deny it was me who forgot to flush the toilet, or said I’d brushed my teeth when I hadn’t, or claimed it … Continue reading Don’t Believe Me, I’m a Liar
I wanted to step back for a moment to talk about an issue a bit more broad than Borderline Personality Disorder -- suicide. Celebrity deaths can be shocking. We’re hit most heavily when they are people we grew up watching or listening to, and it hurts that much more when they’re taken away by mental … Continue reading Suicide: Let Me Put It This Way
I wrote a piece for TalkSpace about judgement and the age old question, "Am I a good person?" Click here to read the blog post on the TalkSpace website.
Before I was formally diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, several counsellors suggested I might have it. Unfortunately, the wait list for psychometric testing was long, there were no counsellors in my small town trained in appropriate treatments, and I had no medical coverage. Desperate to find a way to manage my symptoms, I scoured the … Continue reading Let Loose the Floodgates