• Huntingtons Disease
  • No Name: Chapter One

    I’ve been trying to find a name for myself, and it seems that the further I dig into “who I really am,” the more unfamiliar I become, failing to even recognize my own image in the quick passing of a reflection. Ironically, most of this extra downtime has been spent on an almost (if not wholly) narcissistic […]

  • Mental Illness
  • Cure For Paranoia: Creating a Cure for Mental Illness Without the Prescription

    Ya’ll, this had to be the most fun interview I’ve ever done. This 70’s inspired hip hop/rap band is taking Dallas by storm, bringing along with them a cure for mental illness without the prescription. The lead singer, Cameron McCloud (formerly known as That Kid Cam) was recently diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia, but instead of […]

  • Strength
  • Rising Above It

    By Leah Barker I apologize for the poor grammar; I needed to get this off of my chest on a time-crunch before work! I suppose I should start off by clarifying exactly what “It” is: Hate. Cruel Words. Mocking. Carelessness. Hostility. Insults. Ect… I’m writing this post in retrospect after I received a very hurtful […]

  • Mental Illness
  • Seven Unexpected Ways to Relieve Depression and Anxiety

    If you follow my blog or know me at all, you’re probably well-versed on the mental illnesses that I suffer from. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t suffer from depression and anxiety, but believe it or not, there have been some positive outcomes that have birthed from this long-term sort of suffering. I’m […]

  • Huntingtons Disease
  • My Red Letter

    To The United States: There are diseases out there that start with the mind, decaying and rotting the parts of the brain that allow the body to emotionally function. Just because people can’t physically see the disease doesn’t mean that it isn’t there. It doesn’t mean that it doesn’t affect the way a person is […]

  • Huntingtons Disease
  • Charlotte Raven: Should I Take My Own Life? A Rebuttal

    When Charlotte Raven was diagnosed with Huntington’s, an incurable degenerative disease, there seemed only one option: suicide. But would deciding how and when to die really give her back the control she desperately craved? And what about the consequences for her husband and young daughter?   I wanted to cover the topic of suicide tendencies […]