“That Day” Episode 2

You can read part 1 here. When we arrived and told them what was going on, I was taken back right away and put in a room with my parents. Still crying, but had resolved myself to the fact that this was going to happen whether I liked it or not. I definitely didn't...

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“That Day” Episode 1

***Potential Trigger Warning*** I previously shared the experience I had with being more open about my mental illness at work. You can read more about that here. In February 2020, I was extremely grateful that I made that decision. I had created the connections that...

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Finding Family

If I am being completely honest, I always imagined myself spending life alone.  My biological family is a mess, and I married/divorced a person that I should not have married, to begin with. I figured that I would live my life, and have a miserable existence....

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Family Ties: Part 2

Evil Grandpa. I wrote about him just about 4 years ago now. Well, he's gone. I didn't think I would say this: it hurts. Not in the way you would expect. I'll paint the picture, buckle up. I heard stories that he had a hip replacement and wasn't able to live on his own...

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When Reality Strikes….

I've got friends and family who have kids, who doesn't? I always see and hear them talking about taking their kids to their extracurricular activities. Which I think is awesome. It got me thinking though. When I was younger, why didn't I do all that stuff? I played...

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Family Ties: Part 1

My grandfather called me tonight, and like any other time, I did not take his call. I will explain it. Early Life When I was born, my grandparents, specifically my grandfather, had custody of me.  I never really cared because I spent a lot of time at their house...

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