In A Nutshell

Welcome! My name is Katherine and thank you for taking an interest in me and the focus of this blog. There are so many topics I want to delve into deeper in upcoming posts, but for now, I want to start by giving you a better idea of who I am and how I came…

My story is a story of guilt, violence, shame, and ridicule..

20190614 My Story,   My story is a story of guilt, violence, shame, and ridicule. Of too many traumatic events. Of growing up in a war zone (literally and figuratively). Of domestic violence, Of domestic sexual molestation, Of real world – terror. And all of these together, and their consequences on my brain/heart/soul (if you…

Medications and mental health

Hello,  I’m 25 years old, I am from Las Vegas, Nevada.  I started seeking mental help after I became an adult. But before then are other notable factors that contributed to this. My birth mother was addicted to drugs, anphetamines specifically. She took them while pregnant with me up until 8 months. She only stopped…

What is the #wemattertoo project?

The #wemattertoo project brings awareness to mental health by those struggling sharing their stories in hopes of helping others who are also struggling. A story written by a mental health advocate will be posted weekly by me. All stories will be anonymous, unless otherwise specified by the writer who wrote the post.