Ben and Jerry’s

Hello: This morning I ate two tubs of Ben & Jerry’s. Chocolate Fudge Brownie & Cherry Garcia. The store closed at 3am, yet, it is 6:30am and I am still awake. I don’t think he wants me to crawl in bed with him. He has not spoken to me since 12:30am. I feel emotionally numb,… Read More

I Stand.

I stand. I stand before you uneasy and afraid. I stand trembling. My throat is dry ; my hands sweat. My voice soon to quiver. I stand. I stand before you with no positive self-image. No love for me. I judge what is ‘wrong’ and not what is ‘right’. It blankets me. I stand. I… Read More

Emotions Anonymous

I repetitively struggle with my emotions. I felt different as a child, a teen, and I feel peculiar as an adult. My conflict and emotional pain is real. Unfortunately, mental health stigma never ceases to exist. It exists within family, the general public, and even within mental health organizations. social stigma is characterized by prejudicial attitudes… Read More