Holding Cells Aren’t Helping

This is the tale of my stay at the Lawrence Memorial Med 6 Psychiatric Unit. It outlines how poor care is given even when the stay is voluntary.

The Artifact

I wanna live in my dreams Rip between the seams The people in my mind are more coherent it seems To be… Reality is nothing to me Jokingly – Brush aside …

Oblivion

Since being on Topamax writing anything original has been near impossible. This is the first original piece I have written since then. It is about BPD and my struggles of identifying the subtle differences of it from bipolar inside of myself.

Open Minds: Pilot Episode

Thank you so much for giving OPEN MINDS a listen. We are glad to have you along for the journey ahead of us! Like any collaboration, this is an ever-changing work in progress. Each of our team members has different strengths and they will surface over time. As we fall into our roles, there may be some unpleasant hiccups along the way.

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

This is part one in Going with the Flow blog series where I explain my transformation from self-hate to self-love and begin the healing PTSD

Don’t Forget Me

I wish that this pain would vacate
Me
And I wish these drugs would placate
Me…
I just want to take a dive
And be down
Forever un-found
I want to be down…

Hallucination of Friendships

Taking medication
Like a precaution
To avoid the flood
Of memories
That overrun my mind
With sad ideas
And thoughts of you
Why do you like to invade me?