Living the Bipolar Life

A large percentage of the US adult population has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. At one point, that percentage was 2.8% (NAMI). It is hard to understand this condition, because someone can go years without symptoms. Adults are usually affected by this disorder, however children can be affected as well. Bipolar disorder can affect everything […]

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FMLA and Mental Health

I was three months away from graduating with my Master’s Degree and my life was crumbling around me. I couldn’t make it through a shift at work without crying. I couldn’t walk to my desk without feeling like everyone was staring at me. Every conversation around me felt like needles pricking my skin. My legs […]

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Emotional Assistance Animals ASSIST

Roxy is my Emotional Support Animal. An Emotional Support Animal is an Assistance Animal that provides companionship. The Fair Housing Act allows an individual with disabilities certain privileges for Emotional Assistance Animals. These can include the right to housing in ‘no pet housing’ and the ability to have non-refundable pet fees waived. Emotional Assistance Animals […]

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To the Moon and Back: Apt 24

Life doesn’t always run you in circles, but sometimes you find yourself back in the same place you were 14 years ago. In the same apartment… in the same little town- even though you have moved multiple times (even out of state) trying to find your place in this world. 14 years ago, I was […]

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