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Mental Health: My Bum Brain

I say I have a bum brain. That’s how I describe mental health issues. I just figure it’s easier to equate mental health with a leg’s health. Sometimes the leg seems fine. Other times, there’s a limp, a hinderance from running like usual. Sometimes there’s pain that’s bearable. Other times, it makes it hard to … Read more

Mental Health and the Invisible Bum Leg

One of the big problems with mental health is that any issues aren’t always apparent. If one has a bum leg, it can be noticeable. Not always, of course. People manoeuvre and function just fine with a bad leg. Until a time pops up and they’re having issues, but others can tell it’s because of … Read more

Dealing with depression and anxiety

First and foremost, I think it should be noted that I am not a danger to myself or others. (That’s usually a big question when one first brings up stuff like this.) Rest assured, my mind only wants me to suffer. My anxiety comes from low self-esteem in the sense that I have a voice … Read more

Here’s what kind of kid I was

Awhile back, I did this 30 day music challenge thing where each day I had to come up with a song based on a topic. I couldn’t think of any song that made me feel guilty when I was doing the challenge. This week I realized there’s a song that does that. Footloose. See, in … Read more

Lost Friend

What does one say to a friend who has lost a loved one? What does one say to a friend who has lost anyone? What does anyone say to anyone who has lost anyone? The words “my condolences” often convey the emotion properly, but that’s more because it’s the thing to say than it has … Read more

In the beginning, a different meaning

Sometimes it’s crazy how missing one word can change an entire sentence’s meaning. Forgetting part of a quote can have the same effect. And sometimes, we change things because we don’t recall how they even began. Here’s a few examples: “Money is the root of all evil.” is actually “For the love of money is … Read more