Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Mama (x5) / @penguinrandom memoir: “Girl at The End of the World" + “Spiritual Sobriety" / Bylines: @TIME @RNS / newsletter: https://t.co/cvXJBTRJC9

5,496 Following   12,227 Followers   44,791 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/14/08


💔 https://t.co/8ydDMoENI7God’s goodness is not limited by my illness. God’s goodness is not limited by my circumstances. God’s goodness is… https://t.co/1tnoYNjAlt
1/26
2020
"After a crisis, recovery can be challenging. Our lives are left in turmoil caused by the stressful situation we ju… https://t.co/3dMvKGTUP1
Retweeted by Elizabeth EstherMy illness just LOVES complicating things. I can lose days ruminating and mulling over unfixable problems. Obsessi… https://t.co/Y1ofQB4izZ
1/24
2020
@GregsTakeOn Oh sleep is EVERYTHING. My whole sanity depends on it!! @MartiMcH Yes. It did.Appt with my psychiatrist yesterday. When I compare where I am today with where I was a year ago, it’s miraculous… https://t.co/fIy3mSAp9m
1/22
2020
Managing moods and impulsive urges requires more “brain energy” among people with bipolar. No wonder you’re so tire… https://t.co/lnspFPIjxJ
Retweeted by Elizabeth Esther*opening a can of tuna* Cat: Oh my GOD Me: No- Cat: SECOND dinner?? Me: No, this is m- *taps me with her paw* Cat:… https://t.co/jJB5hrbFTT
Retweeted by Elizabeth Estherp.s. I never do this alone. God sends people to help me get back up. We were never meant to pull ourselves up by ou… https://t.co/tM05A9sWErI fall. I get back up. Things fall apart, I give it to God and get back up. My mental illness threatens my perce… https://t.co/YFlzMJ47rM @SusanneBarrett I love this. Thank you so much for sharing with me. 💕“There’s such a stigma about mental illness in the church." Some pastors who go public with mental-health issues ha… https://t.co/pR9llglYoX
Retweeted by Elizabeth Esther
1/21
2020
@katwithahat Yep. I’ve made this mistake. Big ooops. And not fun. @LA2ROTH Daily. On time. And as needed amen!I used to feel embarrassed about needing meds for my #mentalhealth But no meds = end up in hospital. It’s just fa… https://t.co/I3KX298BJM
1/20
2020
@AshleaDavis We can be drop outs together. ☺️ @MrsDuplechin I’m sorry that really stinks. What a heartbreaking rejection. 💔 @74Horns too many conflicted vibes to fit on Twitter ☺️ @andihumphries @ShannonDingle That’s awesome! I’m super happy for you that you found something that works for you! 👌🏼❤️💯 @eve_ettinger it goes both ways, babe. You’re one of my faves. XO. @jaime_coy that stinks. I’m super sorry you had this experience. I know AA isn’t perfect and this kind of stuff can… https://t.co/gXidvxHRmI @sunny_in_MN I found it. I’m safe in God. I’m loved and known and incredibly grateful! 💯 @ben_c137 Legit true. I scored straight A’s! 😊 @brwilkes I could never be separated from grace cuz I am a child of God! I am so loved! 💕 @eve_ettinger I’m a slow learner and an eternal optimist what can I say? 🤷‍♀️😂 @StephTaitWrites Thanks, love. You’re the sweetest. I love all the hard work you’re doing. Keep showing up. You’re awesome. @JamesPrescott77 thanks, James. It’s fine. I’m totally ok. I know myself now and honestly, I feel like it’s progres… https://t.co/HUpuKot1MX @ShannonDingle Same. I keep looking. I keep hoping. But honestly; I’m finding way more true community and fellowshi… https://t.co/3VSeB1ZEaQAlcohol worked its destruction very slowly in my life. I didn’t get a DUI or lose a job. But over time I lost my j… https://t.co/i3rQhLKJ8Y
1/19
2020
@perizahnd Totally! You couldn’t deny that little egg her purpose in life!!as a kid, whenever I drew a smiley face I made sure to draw a little nose. so it could breathe. plus, I didn’t want… https://t.co/Jybzi2buTj @Adam_Twining001 Right?????? I also name my cars.
1/18
2020
@HomeJustine Awwwwwwwwwww 💕💕💕💕 @birdiejane23 I feel for ya! @JandyLynn OMG totally!! I used to be super scared that my stuffed animals and dolls wouldn’t be raptured with me!!! @awstaples This is so interesting and lovely. Thank you for sharing. @macdqt1 We’re twins. I have SUCH a hard time letting things go. I wept over baby clothes that needed to go and fur… https://t.co/tWRAULRaMg @AmyMagicSnail I needed to be your friend as a childraise your hand if you ever bumped into a piece of furniture and then apologized to it. 🙋🏼 @justbchelsea Yes I am a 4! @smith_jeniffer Right?? I know!!!! I think the world IS getting softer because more of us are surviving. Back in th… https://t.co/JjcxymDvSb @Aerinravage Awwwww YAYAY! @EarthSky4Peace It’s very very hard to live in this world. @LeeBethanyjoy omg you’re the cutest!!!! @dotwrnr I DO THE SAME THING. I literally always say: “Bye room: thanks for such a great time!” LOL. I thought I was the only one!! @HoustonMargaret The chipped mugs and chipped plates always have a special home in my heart. Who ELSE is gonna love them??when we moved I was so upset that I sang a song to each room and kissed all the walls goodbye. yeah, life was neve… https://t.co/Mrdr4lmgSBin case it was unclear that I’m a deeply feeling and sensitive soul, know this: as a kid i would lie awake at nig… https://t.co/m7zpLShcd6
1/17
2020
3 years ago today i lost a best friend to suicide. She emailed me her suicide note just moments before she died. I… https://t.co/wbTkCI6Gy0 @JamesPrescott77 Yes I’m a 4
1/16
2020
Whenever someone says “you’re overthinking it” I never feel like: “Ah HA! There’s the solution! I’m overthinking it… https://t.co/kKT2Yco6RT @cvlbertson Try going to a meeting. The group can act as your Higher Power until you develop your own relationship… https://t.co/rgCUyeXtVX @TheTriciaSteele Well it depends on what you’re writing. If you’re writing a novel, you need to write the whole thi… https://t.co/NIGkssgAFU @TheTriciaSteele Yes, definitely!
1/15
2020
hi, hello. this is just to say that I am writing again. and what I have written has become a complete first chapt… https://t.co/zaBmKiiyc3Why did I start drinking? To ease the pain of my mental illness. Why did I keep drinking even after it made my ill… https://t.co/KOno2HQswU
1/14
2020
@Em_thebaker @kymdavis73 Yes! I’m glad it’s helpful for many. I’ve just noticed an increasingly careless attitude a… https://t.co/7UJVYxmok5 @amulbunny Hey, I’m glad it helps you. I’m not discounting it at all. I’m simply saying if you’re not a doctor, don… https://t.co/myPpiRSdeY @kymdavis73 @Cannabisrising Yep. Psychosis and paranoia are exactly what happened to me after using a marijuana product.396 months, 12,054 days, 289,281 hours equals 33 years of sobriety for me today. I’m feeling truly blessed, gratefu… https://t.co/nrZ2kX83o0
Retweeted by Elizabeth Esther @lparrottperry Thank you for sharing, Laura!If you’re struggling with alcohol or drugs, if you keep making deals with yourself you can’t honor, if it all feels… https://t.co/de4GleHYIA
Retweeted by Elizabeth Esther @DrGaryNGoodman @SaeedDoroudiani @Br0adway1 Thank you for this. Thank you for understanding that some of us—even bo… https://t.co/ZBtukau5k1 @Br0adway1 I understand this! Sometimes it’s so hard to articulate how I’m feeling and even if I trust my therapist… https://t.co/gKlI97Q6mGIf you’re not a doctor, PLS don’t recommend marijuana or ANY cannabis products to your friends with mental illnesse… https://t.co/4WPEDDuEKV
1/13
2020
@charlotteirene8 totally!!! @profswarn right??? Always on the hunt for THAT ONE sticker! @MindijoMorris YESSSSS!!!I miss trading stickers with my friends. Oh the thrill of getting one of their water-filled stickers for two of my… https://t.co/TuFHgOJ0MH @austinchanning @TNQshow well hello nice to meet you too. Yikes! I’m so sorry you experienced that. Get your respon… https://t.co/kOi83ZAhj4 @LauraMichaudCT Have you tried essential oils? @Sum07356699 Unfortunately, no. Not everyone in my life is safe. I can’t tell everyone everything. Yes, I seek to b… https://t.co/draBs4UDwcThem: “But does anyone really NEED meds? Aren’t we ALL kind of crazy?” Me: “If I don’t take my meds I’ll get manic… https://t.co/rbfCydRWgC
1/12
2020
the more honest I am with my psychiatrist, the more accurate his diagnosis + the more effective his treatment plan.… https://t.co/iGY4e64Eo5 @AnnaBreeT Wonderful! I didn’t know that. Thank you so much for telling me! She’s so wise, isn’t she? Thank you… https://t.co/9L31CkaGLi @dannoethe cuz it’s truuuuueee ❤️☺️
1/11
2020
i once had a sick kid w/ a 104 fever and the ER nurse had to put a Tylenol suppository in his butt. My kid was yell… https://t.co/ds2SrQggzq
1/9
2020
hey so I’m 9 months sober today. I’ve come to see how much alcohol negatively impacted my mental health, my spirit… https://t.co/DAWsK0DtZu
1/8
2020
@audreyassad me when Audrey Assad likes one of my tweets 😍 https://t.co/9kmdjNPDF0“...dream-drifting in coping mechanisms keeps us from experiencing the non-anxious love of God” —@sethhaines in his… https://t.co/xQoytkkc7a @Colleen42191829 YAY! I’m so glad I can bring some light and laughter into the aftermath of our shared past disasters! 😂 @Rev21GivesHope I’m sorry. 😂 @BruceNanner Sound advice. @JannaFidgets @BeknJ I hope you both have read my book “Girl at The End of the World”? We had an entire ESCAPE plan… https://t.co/rJVQP59PUHTherapist: I suggest you refrain from watching— Me: THE NEWS ABOUT WORLD WAR 3???? Therapist: Oh. Me: JESUS, PLS… https://t.co/1po9ZT9Hbw
1/7
2020
@CulturalSavage I’m sorry to hear this. Do you have a support network you can reach out to? Please don’t try to do this alone. Hugs. @susieeli Right? I heard it somewhere long ago—don’t remember where or when—and yet it has always stuck with me (no pun intended!). 😂The baby of the family watching his older siblings and knowing he’ll never make the same mistakes https://t.co/00KwBKznMhThe baby of the family watching his older siblings go back to school today, knowing that he gets mom all to himself… https://t.co/nH95i9yQxoTime and again I’ve thought: well, that’s it. All is lost. RIP me. And then the WD-40 of grace shows up and unstic… https://t.co/ZG0ktf4OuD
1/6
2020
Are you feeling the pressure of NEW YEAR, NEW YOU? Plans! Resolutions! Diets! Goals! We don’t have to join the c… https://t.co/4cskoHgXET @mamabearboys I’m so sorry. 💔 I have bipolar, too. It is a terrible illness. I’m so very sorry you lost your dad to it. Much love to you. @jenndiggy I’m so sorry. And I’m so glad you’re still here. 💜
1/4
2020
@SbethCaplin I hear you. I’m so sorry, friend. Yes, my best friend took her life just days before Trump’s inaugurat… https://t.co/MxN2geC9daJanuary is a super hard month for people struggling with depression. One of my best friends died by suicide three… https://t.co/TIIfe94eEw @GregsTakeOn I walk for 60-90 minutes every day. Usually mornings. I love my walks!Today’s opportunity to practice better self care: 1 cup of coffee in the morning is my limit. Not 2 cups. Not 1.… https://t.co/316fKgrDFn
1/3
2020
@LudoingLustuff YAY! I’m so glad it’s helping you! And I’m humbled and grateful that sharing my story helped you! T… https://t.co/vlbdCdqqu2Mental health lesson: I’m not a doctor. I work WITH my doctors. But never PLAY doctor myself. Changing dosages,… https://t.co/CaPY2MCkQn
1/2
2020

0