Invisible Illness
Published in

Invisible Illness

Pain Steals My Words. Sometimes Better Ones Take Their Place.

I call them “bread crumbs”

Photo by Umberto on Unsplash

Memories and meanings

The frequent feeling when I’m depressed or anxious is the sense that I am completely and totally lost.

Because I rush to the worst possible outcomes, I know that I will never find my way home. I have lost my way.

--

--

--

We don't talk enough about mental health.

Recommended from Medium

Depression At The Dinner Table

Mental Health in the Workplace: Action Required

Please Welcome: Buzzword *Resilience*

How Make Healthy People Understand Your Invisible Illness

But How Are You Really Feeling?

Project Recovery: Change the World

Anxiety, Martyn, and Reykjavík

Bad Mental Health Days

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.

More from Medium

I Struggle With Self-Betrayal

The Weight of Regret

Is “Because I Said So”…Dead?

Create a Patchwork Quilt With Words