I have a 4pm doctors appointment today. I leave work at 3:30pm and drive 30 minutes to my doctors office. I sign in and pay my copay. I'm asked to have a seat and they will call me when the doctor is ready. As I walk through the full waiting room, I notice the other... Continue Reading →
I have feelings inside me you may never understand. Feelings that lie, distort and twist the truth, But please just hold my hand.
Just as I have been going through many changes recently, so too is my blog. Bear with me while I update the look and feel of the site. It'll all be worth it in the end. - K
Comorbidity is the presence of one or more additional diseases or disorders co-occurring with (that is, concomitant or concurrent with) a primary disease or disorder. Like so many people out there, I live with multiple mental and physical disorders. Each disorder on its own can be debilitating for me, but add them up and I'm... Continue Reading →
I did a thing today. Something that a year ago I would never have been able to do. In fact a month ago, when I was initially approached, I wasn't sure if I could do it.
It's no secret I suffer from Major Depressive Disorder, Anxiety and Panic Disorders and PTSD. Over the last few months I've become more open about my struggles in an attempt to help not only myself, but others who are suffering like me. I'm working with a great team of doctors and taking several medications, but... Continue Reading →
How would you feel if everyday life was a battle? For me, every day I wake up is a battle. Most people don't know, and only some are now learning, that I have major depressive disorder, panic disorder and PTSD (from a currently unknown cause). I see two different therapists, each to treat different conditions. I'm... Continue Reading →
Today is the day after the national election and the results are in. We have elected a new president. Today the full spectrum of emotions is running high: happy, sad, extatic, angry, scared, unsure, indifferent, and the list goes on. Today I'm writing with purpose. Whether you do or do not like the President Elect... Continue Reading →
Today is the first day back to school for our kids. As parents, today we are going to post a ridiculous amount of pictures with sickeningly sweet comments about how big our kids are, how fast they are growing up, how we are so proud, etc. And you are going to post a statement about... Continue Reading →