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

Invisible Enemies

This morning I was telling a friend that these past few months have brought forward one of the hardest things I’ve had to go through, and that is my child struggling with her own mental health. The stress of this situation has created a ripple effect that has reached other areas of my life. After … More Invisible Enemies

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)