Category: mental health

Why I’m Medicated

I don’t think about why I’m taking my medicine anymore. In the beginning, I knew each pill was a step in the right direction, perfectly calibrated to make life more bearable and help me work through my depression. Turn my baseline anxiety from an… Continue Reading “Why I’m Medicated”

Leaky Roof

I never thought it could rain inside  Until I was so sad my tears wet the carpet Tornadoes destroy homes from the outside So I thought Until my anger had me spinning through the house Demolishing everything I touched Thunder is just a distant noise Until pain is booming in your chest There is no time between the thunder and the lightning Boom flash boom flash Flash boom flash boom

What’s the weather like in your home?

OCD or Anxiety

I'm thirsty "Drink" I just did My cup is empty "Fill it" Walking to the fridge Past the bookshelf That one book is askew "Straighten it" It's fine Walk past Walk back Touch it Pull back It's fine Walking to fridge Am I walking to fast?

Is it OCD or anxiety?

Lexapro

Who will I be if I give you up?
Will I still be the person I am today?
What if I go back to the person I was?

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