I've had a huge craving for community for the last year or so. Here are reflections and an anime moment.
Suuuushiiiiii On my birthday, in September of 2016, I was lying on my bathroom floor, waiting for my daughter to be done with the restroom and crying on the phone to my husband, begging for sushi. Three weeks before that sobbing mess I decided to do the same diet as my husband started the … Continue reading Crying for Sushi
I started therapy in January 2016. I was hypomanic at the time and frustrated that my husband suggested therapy, I was fine! Nope, I was broken. Here's my greatly abridged story from age 30+, we will get to the younger stuff later. This is about my psychotic break and the events leading up to it. My daughter … Continue reading The Rise of Senfi – The Break
It's anime day!! Today we were watching an anime called Radiant and it brought to mind something that I and others that have a mental illness, alternate gender identity, certain race or nationality, sexual preferences, and/or so many more issues dealt with on an everyday basis, stigma. aka. why I am not quite loud & proud … Continue reading Thank you! Now Leave!
I watched an anime a couple weeks ago called Nokome and the whole situation was relatable to me & my mental health. It follows a boy who was cursed with what he called "Absolute Choice." This curse would randomly pop up a 'choice' that he had to pick and act on or suffer a neverending migraine. … Continue reading Surviving Absolute Choice
I allowed myself a few things today that I haven't in a long time, with mixed responses. I've read books, articles, medical studies, and more; all in the search of how to live best with this condition. The message is the same throughout: live a little life. Keep to a routine. Avoid triggers. and others … Continue reading Music with Words In
I have an 8-year-old daughter. This means I watch the same movie over... and over.. and over. Her record is 115 days in a row with Arthur Christmas when she was 3. Thankfully we love that movie and it doesn't send me into deep thought. Our most recent beloved and continually repeated movie is The … Continue reading Never Not be Afraid – The Croods & Bipolar Disorder