Pretending To Be A Genius

So you all haven’t heard from me in a while, I apologize. I’ve been going through a inexplicably difficult time recently, and I was fearful that my depression was returning. As you all can probably imagine, that fear was debilitating on its own right. Add to that fear, the increasing pain in my back, and…

The Magic Of Ignorance

Hopefully you could feel the sarcasm I put into that title. If not, Welcome to Out Of My Mind, a Blog where I literally write my thoughts, and try to make them relevant to mental health! So anyways, you have probably (hopefully not) dealt with a lot of ignorant people in your mental health journey,…

Life’s Hurdles

The past few days, I haven’t really been writing, or keeping up with my socials. I also have felt the all too familiar “weight” returning to my life. Which honestly, as I’ve written before, scares the absolute sh*t out of me. Yet, through what I have learned in therapy, I think that I will be…

The Popular Kids

Almost everybody remembers their high school years. For me, mine weren’t that long ago, under 10 years as a matter of fact. However, I couldn’t care less. For me, high school was basically torture, as I imagine it was for most of us with undiagnosed mental illnesses. Yet, there is one thing that still bothers…

Resistant To Change

I know that I like to tout that ECT treatment cured my depression, and I stand behind that statement. However, as there is truely no cure for depression, I now prefer to say that I’m in remission. Which, if you nitpick, is not the same thing…I know. That’s not really what I want to talk…

Why Compare?

This is a point that my mother brings up rather often, but rarely follows herself. My siblings and I are constantly comparing ourselves to one another. None of us like to put in hard work, me because of my depression, my sister because of her BPD, and my brother because he’d rather spend his time…