Tag Archives: mental illness

Dementia and my Dad

What an emotional roller coaster of a visit to my hometown this past two weeks? Life is not the same. Dementia is taking over my Mom. Dad is struggling. I am a five-hour plan ride away. My sister is a 16-hour plan ride … Continue reading

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Reflection

As I sit here, in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, at a seaside cafe, I feel very blessed and thankful.  It’s taken me along time to get to this spot but I wouldn’t change a thing.  My heart and eyes are open … Continue reading

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Life didn’t go as planned

My entire life can be described in one sentence: It didn’t go as planned, and that’s ok… At a young age, I had dreams of travelling the world, becoming a veterinarian, owning a dog kennel, helping others and living in a small ocean … Continue reading

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Fighting the Darkness Naturally

I’ve been drug free for 3 years now. Antidepressants were my life line for about 20 years. I tried Effexor, Prozac, Zoloft, Wellbutrin and many others; all with side effects. Effexor by far had the worse side effects. At times … Continue reading

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My Story

Who am I? That’s the question I’ve been asking myself most of my life. Defined by others as the shy one, introverted, hard to talk to you and get to know. Is that really who I am? Is that really … Continue reading

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WELCOME to One Quiet Gals Journey!!!

Bare with me, I am just starting out in this crazy blogging world.  New to writing, new to blogging plus I over analyze everything which makes the process slower than normal. Stay tune for one quiet gals journey with depression, … Continue reading

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