Note: this is a highly unedited rough draft. In the last post, I explained that it took 17 years to complete my associate’s degree. And that I was proud as fuck about it. But that’s not the entire story. In fact the story is much darker. My mental health struggles with anxiety and depression only… Continue reading Struggling with school
I shared my mental health journey on Instagram and I found the experience to be beautiful and cathartic. Prior to that I rarely shared my thoughts publicly even though I’ve been writing for over 20 years. As part of my mental health journey, I struggled with anxiety and depression. The writing was a tool I… Continue reading How did i get here?
1996 was the last time I played organized baseball. Here’s the real reason why I quit: I roomed with two teammates who bullied me off-and-on since first grade during our spring training trip to FL. I didn’t get a decent night of sleep because I was afraid the whole time. They did bully me slightly.… Continue reading Talking about bullying is scary
My name is Eric Rhodes – I’m married*, live in California, am in the middle of a career transition, have a dog, I love baseball, and have depression and anxiety. This is my story: I’ve been meaning to share my mental health story for a while but I wasn’t exactly sure how to do it.… Continue reading Talking about mental health is scary