Sharing the words, shining the light.
Yesterday, I woke up feeling overwhelmed, sad for absolutely no reason, and just wanted to stay in bed and cry all day. I haven’t had an episode like this in quite a long time so it scared the absolute shit out of me. I texted a few very good friends who know me well and who would know exactly what I needed to hear, I took my medication, and slowly, throughout the day, things got better. I still felt exhausted. I still felt sad. I still felt anxious about being sad but today I’m better. Rationally, my brain knew this would be temporary, but physiologically, I was already in that head space, and there was nothing I could do to “snap” out of it.
My old therapist used to call this “getting on the bus.” She said to me, “Kelly, if you saw a bus being hijacked, would you choose…
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