It’s Not The Meds

One of my close friends made a comment today about psychiatric medication that made it seem like an easy cure for mental health issues and even though I sat there and laughed maniacally for a good ten minutes, I still feel inspired to write this because I just can’t believe that there are really people … More It’s Not The Meds

Doctors Dismissal is Common With a Mental Health Diagnosis

This morning I read this article about Selma Blair, who spoke out about her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis this year. She testified that for 15 years her doctors didn’t take her seriously. She said, “I was self-medicating when my son wasn’t with me. I was drinking. I was in pain,” she added. “I wasn’t always … More Doctors Dismissal is Common With a Mental Health Diagnosis

Your Natural Cure Testimony Does Not Outshine Evidence-Based Treatment

I have a feeling that my ideas in this post will not be very popular, but I want to say it because nearly every day online I come across testimonies like this one: Oh man, I used to get so sucked into testimonies like this! I spent hours and hours researching leaky gut, diets, supplements … More Your Natural Cure Testimony Does Not Outshine Evidence-Based Treatment

Loser (Poetry)

In my daydreams I’m always buying lottery tickets The cashiers face is white as sheet, instant winner One million. The revolving door of my working poor opens wide and I emerge, proud Shades on Never looking back. At the mini mart on the corner there is an Ed McMahon large check Made out to someone … More Loser (Poetry)