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Do I need to apologize for what my mental illness “made” me say?

Other people around us can't see the intense battle in our minds. And so when we say things it isn't easy for them to understand that it is not us, not what we would say, and not even what we believe to be true. They can't see that and so what we say hurts them...

Wisps – A Brain Fog Poem

Poetry and I haven't spent much time together. We get along okay, but generally as acquaintances, rather than the 'friends' that most other writing and I are. I enjoy reading other people's poetry, but haven't ever done much myself. One night, though, my brain fog was particularly bad. The kind where you feel like your brain is unraveling. You know what I mean? And in that state, I wrote a poem. If that is what it can be called. I hope you enjoy!...

Real or not Real? Dealing with Lyme Irrational Thoughts.

One of the worst things about the mental Lyme irrationalness (is that a word?), is that you come to a point where you can no longer trust what you think, or feel. How do we know which way is up or which way is down? What is right, and what is wrong? What's really going on around us?...

How to handle irrational thoughts caused chemically by Lyme disease

The lies. They hurt. And even if we know that they aren't true, even if we recognize them as lies, the seem so real. They are so demanding. They refuse to be pushed to the side. What do we do with them? How do we survive?...