A Hurdle Overcome

I had a great visit with my psychiatrist today. We talked about some things that had been weighing on my mind and heart. She was responsive, and said that she would support me. I was so relieved! But more than that, grateful! It is one more hurdle that has been overcome. Thank You, Lord! ❤ Photo credit: Unknown

Stone of Remembrance

This morning, after speaking to my Mother and then reading a devotional from Our Daily Bread, I was challenged to remember. Remember what God has brought me through; the battles He has already helped me overcome; the times that I so strongly wanted to give up, and yet God enabled me to keep going. It's so…

Turning Off the Worry Switch

Racing thoughts. Irrational thoughts. Relentless thoughts. When will they end? I lay awake at night, sleep eluding me, and wonder why my mind won't just "shut down." I had a fairly good day: accomplished several chores, worked on my blog, shared some time with my husband, caught up with my mom over the phone, and…

12 Nuggets of Wisdom from My Experience with Mental Illness: Part 2

Do you struggle with a mental illness or know someone who does? Please find below the remaining "nuggets of wisdom" that I have learned in my own struggle with OCD, anxiety, and depression. Also feel free to pass them along! 🙂 (If you missed 12 Nuggets of Wisdom from My Experience with Mental Illness: Part 1,…