This post is part of my series for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018! The series includes articles, poems, and photo essays by many guest authors about mental health and related issues. For more information, click here!
It is early morning, and I am still asleep
My body is peaceful as it drinks up every minute it has to recharge
As the sun creeps into my room, its warm fingers gently wake me
I savor the few minutes I have until it hits me — minutes of blissful ignorance and disconnection to my body
And then like an innocent child being shot at from all directions, it hits me
I gasp and curl up into the fetal position rocking myself until I’m awake enough to realize that I’m okayContinue Reading