Part Three – Diagnosed With Mental Illness Now What?

If you have been following this series of blogs ‘Diagnosed With Mental Illness Now What’, you are aware how difficult this diagnosis can be to a person. You can find parts one and two of this series at these links: http://searchingforgrey.com/diagnosed-with-mental-illness-now-what/ and http://searchingforgrey.com/part-two-diagnosed-with-mental-illness-now-what/. Each and every year, millions of Americans find themselves affected by mental […]

THE DOORS OF LIFE

TRIGGER WARNING: SUICIDAL IDEATION There are many doors in life. There are doors we open with much joy and anticipation. Doors for love, marriage, a new job, the birth of a child, the start of spring after a long winter. We walk through those doors with hope and a willingness to grab hold of all […]

FOUR TYPES OF BPD

If you have been following my Blogs at www.searchingforgrey.com, I have been doing a series on the different types of Borderline Personality Disorder. As I wrote in my first Blog in this series, “The Quiet Borderline”, I was intrigued to find out, through research, that not all of us with BPD are alike. There are […]

Join the Journey

About two years ago, I made a decision that changed my life forever. Much as the Hockey Player, Theo Fleury, in the video below and many others I have since met, I chose to leave what I now call Mainstream life and taking off my mask. I had no idea what I would face in […]

Maturing with Borderline Personality Disorder

One of the luxuries of being young and having Borderline Personality Disorder is, during the earlier stages of the disorder you are so wrapped up in yourself and your symptoms that you are not capable of reflecting on the effect you have on those around you. Having a brain disordered by BPD is so consuming […]

Mental Health Fear Challenge

I would like to invite everyone to participate in this Mental Health Fear Challenge. I am creating this challenge as a way to support and help combat those who through fear and desperation feel they have no hope. For those of us with BPD, suicide rates are many times that of other illnesses, however lately […]