It's been a busy couple of days. Yesterday, I ended up covering the store for Lynn as well as covering the election and participating in writing group. Today, I was up and out the door early, covering the county council meeting, then meeting a friend for lunch. After lunch Lynn's mom and I drove up … Continue reading Growth and balance
My first full day home was productive, if not overly busy. I ended up spending a couple hours on my studies, completing and submitting my second assignment for school as well as starting on the next unit. I also got some laundry done and changed the bedding in our room. Yesterday wasn't all work and … Continue reading downtime and gratitude
I'm home after nearly two weeks in hospital. My moods are definitely mixed with this admission. I feel like I walked out of the hospital stronger than I ever have in the past. I definitely got more out of this admission than some previous ones, and I feel like there is a plan firmly in … Continue reading Gratitude, growth, and future plans
Well, after a week, I finally had the opportunity to see Dr. M again. He had been keeping tabs on me through staff, but hadn't seen the need to actually meet with me every day, which I suppose is a good thing. He confirmed this morning that my discharge is set for Friday. I'm not … Continue reading Admission update: Figuring out how to feel.
Every day continues to see a slight improvement on the day previous. I'm definitely feeling better than I was a week ago, though tendrils of the fatigue and brain-fog remain. It's been a trying week, being back in hospital again, and realizing that I don't have things quite as figured out as I let myself … Continue reading Emotional burns
I'm bouncing back from this slip, and I'm learning some things in the process. First an update. I'm still in hospital, however my doctor has released my mental health hold and I am now here as a voluntary patient. Being voluntary means that if I wanted to push the issue I can discharge myself, but … Continue reading Admission update
After facing some significant mental health challenges over the last few days, I spoke to my doctor, and was admitted to hospital again. The fatigue, the racing thoughts, and the suicidal ideation were all proving to be too much. After seeing the doctor on Thursday last week, and laying low for the weekend, when I … Continue reading Challenges