• Personal Diaries

    DON’T GIVE ROOM

    spread positivity and good vibes. stay away from things that can trigger depression. please take care of your mental health, we’ve got dead men walking the streets lately. – @Blackprowriter (IG) Has it ever crossed your mind that some people do really enjoy frustrating others and seeing them frustrated? Yes, I do believe there are people like that and I don’t know what they call them but I know I do not want them in my life. I had a totally different blog post planned for today but on the contrary, I decided to allow myself to be an umpire and call the shots. I feel this blog is more…

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    My Depression Memoirs

    People think depression is sadness, crying or dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again. ~ healthyplace.com Depression has been one of the silent battles of my life. I had my first that lasted four years in 2011 and again, in 2017, I began having another phase. I remember starting this year on a very hopeful note – I mean, the moment I celebrated another year in 2017, I was hopeful and positive about a lot of things. There were promises and aspiring new beginnings even though, at a point,…

  • Let's talk about it/Keeping It Real

    WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT SUICIDE

    If anyone had told me I would share something related to suicide this week, I would say No. Last week Sunday, I read a story of an OAU Student who committed suicide by mixing battery liquid with rat poison because she got an E in  CHM 101.  It was very sad to stomach and it made me remember some of my breaking moments in OAU – I had to do an unplanned digging and looking into that time of my life and all I could do is thank God. I have been acutely depressed and have battled suicidal thoughts – there are days when ending it would feel like the…

  • Weekend Random

    A Happy Weekend to Y'all + Thy own life, you do not take!

    Hey guys, happy weekend to y’all! Hope the week was great so far? Guess what, I don’t feel quite a rush of adrenaline to be back buh I know I’m excited to be. . . I feel great to be. . . and being back is all I wanna ever do. Sometimes we go through things in our lives that depresses us, take away our enthusiasm about things we love and lock away our inspiration buh you know, learning to rise is a thing I’ve come to value and learn to be very intentional about daily. Some pains won’t spare all resources available in order to bury you buh when…

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    From Dorothy with Pain

    This is another post inspired by Adichie Babz February Depression series. . . thanks gurl!!!! For years now, I cried without sounds; maybe I never wanted my voice to be heard. I heard screams from the walls Anytime I try to feel any other thing apart from sad and moody, I subconsciously replay sad moments to make me feel better. . . Sad became positive energy and happy; a bad vibe. . . I knew what I had but nothing was helping and they said I might start hurting myself soon So, I went over the counter. . . Adaku said it’d make me feel good and it did only…