Today marks two weeks since I got my positive herpes diagnosis. It’s my herpesversary! I was talking to a friend about why I decided to write publicly about having herpes.”I shout I have bipolar from the rooftops,” I explained. “Compared to mental illness, herpes is like a mosquito bite versus being devoured by a fire-eating dragon,” I said.
Yep. Pretty much sums it up. Pretty much puts things into perspective. I’m 58. I made it to 58. That’s a miracle. I struggle with mental illness every minute of my life.
When I got that positive herpes diagnosis, it was like being thrown from a speeding train. It knocked the wind out of me. I couldn’t breathe.Read more on themighty.com