Christina Scanlon

37 year old introvert and professional procrastinator. I love video games and writing as it is therapy for my mental illness. I hope you read my stories and share them with your friends!

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We Need to Talk About this One Problem that People with Mental Illness Are Experiencing
12 days ago
Last night, I had one of the worst mental breakdowns ever in my life. My whole world just seems to have crumbled at my feet; this is the worst I’ve ever felt, like darkness just overcame my vision and...
Mental Illness Does Not Define You
3 months ago
I just took a shower. Why am I telling you this? Because I didn’t take a shower for a whole week. My house is disorganized. Why do you care? Because I don’t have the energy to actually put things away...
Depression Can Make You Feel Like You're Drowning, but You're Not
4 months ago
I’m suffocating. I can’t breathe. My feelings are shutting down. I’m obliviously numb to any sort of feeling or emotion. I don’t want to talk to anyone, don’t want to hang out with friends; everything...
Mental Illness Is a Prison
4 months ago
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not okay. Every thought that runs through my head is plagued by thoughts of just ending my life. I have periods when I’m completely fine, and then other times I ent...
Music Has Literally Saved My Life
6 months ago
Music is powerful. It has the ability to lift you out of dark and terrifying places that your mind tends to drift to when you feel alone, scared, depressed, etc. I was born in 1982, the time of big ha...
Spend a Few Moments Inside My Head
7 months ago
I often find myself sitting in my computer room and staring at a blank screen. I know I have the talent, I know I have the ideas, but the various questions and self-doubt keep me from typing the words...