• I Need Psychiatric Meds To Survive, And I'm Not Ashamed Anymore

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Trigger Warning: Suicidal Ideation
    About a year and a half ago, I had an article published about deciding to take medication for anxiety and depression after hitting rock bottom. I felt 100% better. I was a different person, a better person, on that medication. I don't know what exactly caused the depression and anxiety. Getting pregnant at 17? Becoming a mother and wife at 18? Dealing with family dynamics that were atrocious, heartbreaking, alienating? Undiagnosed eating disorders that have followed me from my teenage years into adulthood? Postpartum? Watching my sister achieve her goals...
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