There are days where I think keeping this blog is probably foolish, and will negatively impact the way people perceive me, but then there are days like yesterday where I receive emails from people I haven’t heard from in a long time who support and praise me for being brave enough to share my story. Personally, I don’t think it’s brave. For me, it’s just living authentically. For years, I kept the severity of my mental illness on the down low. I didn’t want people to look at me differently. People knew I was ‘crazy’ but they didn’t realize how sick I actually was because I downplayed it or made light of it. But the last few years, between OCD and it’s Psychotic features,…