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The Journal Writing in Belzhar

Standalone Sunday is a weekly meme created by Megan @ Book Slayer Reads to highlight standalone books, not part of a series. I won’t be posting every Sunday but maybe once or twice a month. 728 more words

Book Reviews

How I got here

Let just jump right in! My name is Rachel. I am a grateful recovering alcoholic/addict who struggles with bipolar disorder and anxiety. I came here to start blogging as a way to give back and help others recover. 245 more words

The Line in the Sand

My husband has Aspergers. If you don’t know what that looks like, I can tell you it doesn’t look like a “normal” marriage. This isn’t something that is regularly talked about, or understood by a lot of people. 1,061 more words


My Anxiety Made Me Stray Away From God — But I Found My Way Back

Talking about my personal issues has never been my strong suit.

I can write things down for hours, text for days, make small talk and ask impersonal questions for as long as you like. 672 more words

Choosing Myself

A few weeks ago, after the end of one of my first weeks of internship, I finished a therapy session by asking my therapist if she thought I was lazy or selfish for not wanting to babysit on a Saturday night after working all week. 1,199 more words



Title: It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

Author: Ned Vizzini

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Fiction, Mental Illness

MyRating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (4 of 5 stars) 653 more words


Hard Days. Not Long Enough Nights.

I woke up one morning and every thing from that eye crack forward was beyond my reach. I threw my voice into a pillow to not wake the neighbors. 342 more words