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Not my first time at this rodeo

Anxiety

Not my first time at this rodeo

September 2018: Crying and in total despair, I struggled to walk to our local hospital with my 20-year-old daughter (who was on the...

Feb 13, 2019

Battling the demons everyday

There’s no hiding the fact that physically I’m very weak. Confined to a power wheelchair as a result of Muscular Dystrophy, there’s not...

Feb 6, 2019

Isolation: My Natural Defence

A sign of my lowering mental health can be that I detach from the people I love most. I have low self-esteem and...

Jan 16, 2019

Looking for answers

It was in November 2017 when everything in my life came crashing down around me. When my world went dark, it was like a light switch being flicked off....

Dec 5, 2018

Coming back together again

I was diagnosed as a kid with A.D.D. I was always losing focus. I also hit puberty young, so with that came the pimples....

Nov 28, 2018

Anxiety, running its course.

You and your family are invited to an annual BBQ. You have attended in previous years and always have a great time with...

Oct 3, 2018

Raw and Open: True words from a survivor

Jody is a guest blogger for SickNotWeak who, in her own words, is a master at the art of survival. She lives with...

Aug 23, 2018

Like a Phoenix from the Ashes

My story of struggle and mental health issues is nothing short of long and complex. I suppose it all began at age 9...

Jul 18, 2018

Roller coaster ride

I have suffered with mental illness for as long as I can remember. It took me a long time to go to a psychologist. I didn’t want to believe...

May 16, 2018

When mental illness rears its ugly head

My name is Julia. I am 36 years old. I suffer from severe anxiety with panic attacks and depression. Six years ago, my illness...

Apr 24, 2018

Fences, Pills and Possibilities

The other night I picked up the refill of my prescription for an anti-anxiety medication that I've been on for several years. There...

Apr 17, 2018

Light at the end of the valley

This article…it’s a big step for me. I mean, yes I’ve come a long way; but I never thought that I would ever...

Apr 10, 2018