It’s the Beginning of a New Journey

I am well over a month into my new journey. I decided long ago to divide my mental illness into ten-year intervals. The first starts in 2007 and ending this past November 2017. I always mark the start of my first journey that night in November 2007 when I thought the world lost me. It was an amazing journey my first ten years. Thought I have decided to finally write my memoir, it doesn’t mean that my life stops.


But that’s the past. My first ten years is now my memories for the days where I am writing a memoir. I am looking towards the future every day. I wake up with renewed strength to keep fighting this fight.

I have changed in so many ways since starting this blog. My writing has been more natural, it comes to me without me forcing it to will. I have become more of James Edgar Skye. The writer, the blogger, and the screenwriter, than I ever thought possible. I know its only a week into the New Year, but in January of last year, I was nearing the end of writing my screenplay.

I overdid life then, I didn’t eat much. I was a constant ball of stress and anxiety. I couldn’t function and yet continued to push myself. I didn’t have the skills that I have acquired over the year. I am using my experiences to combat my anxiety. By the end of the month last year, I was in the hospital lost again.

It was never easy to get to this place. Where I could talk about my life. It makes it easier to write as J.E. Skye, but I am not hiding behind my pen name like I did with my screenplay. I became who I needed to be in the last year and I am not looking back.

This the next chapter in my journey. I am determined to start this one off better than the last.


I hope all that read this knows that no matter where you are on your journey, always keep fighting.

J.E. Skye

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24 thoughts on “It’s the Beginning of a New Journey

  1. Thatโ€™s really awesome ๐Ÿ™‚ Reminded me a bit of myself! I wish you all the best, and hey, donโ€™t you ever stop writing! Youโ€™re okay, God knows you and got you. Take care, and God bless ๐Ÿ•Š

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  2. God loves you and daily he gives you the strength to fight the good fight! Keep going, don’t give up now! God got you! Much love from de Caribbean!!!! Lol As we would say here in Trinidad Big up yuhself lol! Its how we west indies people talk lol! God bless, I’m talking way too much now lol byes! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ™๐Ÿš๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น

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  3. I love that youโ€™ve decided to step out from behind the pseudonym and come into your own. Your writing is wonderful, very smooth and easy to read and you deserve all the credit. The journey is only as good as we allow ourselves to let it be. So i commend you for recognizing the journey and that itโ€™s time for a new beginning.

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  4. Hang in there James, I’m praying for you. I appreciate you stopping by my site from time to time and have myself been encouraged by your Candor. Fight the good fight!

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