You want to Blog Experiences of your life, that you hope reach someone that may need them! *yes* You feel confident empowered! *yes*
Then WordPress suggests an introduction page….*noooooo*
Not that hard right? *wrong*
I start to type, then delete, type some more, then delete some more.
Who am I?….
5:30 pm……. *makes a tea*
5:45 pm……. “Who am I???”….
5:55 pm……. “Who cares who I am…”
6:12 pm……. *here goes…*i
My name is Kate, I’m 44 years old, a wife and a mother of two boys, 19 and 16. I was diagnosed at 15 with depression, lost my father to completed suicide when I was 28, and diagnosed with Bipolar, anxiety, agrophobia and PTSD at 30.
And yesterday diagnosed with Kidney disease.
I am an advocate for mental health. I am open and honest, and never hide who I am. I speak freely, hoping, my story is relatable, to give hope and guidance.
I am a baseball lover. The Jays are who I cheer for. I am a baseball mom, who has cheered from the sidelines or from afar.
I am a family historian, tracing my tree, putting pieces of the puzzle together. Finding out the past, has given me answers to questions I have had in my life.
Living with a mental illness has had its ups and downs, no pun intended! This is my story…my life.