I am wife to an active duty service member, mom to a strong willed toddler, and work from home employee. The high functioning nature of my mental illnesses kept me from seeking help for over a decade. After having my son I finally sought therapy, where I found diagnoses and treatments. This road of healing has been hard, but education and awareness of how my mind functions and how to alleviate my struggle has been life changing. I blog about my mental health journey at