Thought to be about bipolar disorder, the song lyrics depict the unpredictable nature of the illness, and highlighting the swings from depression to a state of mania. The song ultimately describes the individual's search for strength to continue moving forward while in the midst of battling against an extreme low.
"Sometimes in the morning I am petrified and can't move
Awake but cannot open my eyes
And the weight is crushing down on my lungs
I know I can't breathe
And hope someone will save me this time
And your mother's still calling you insane and high
Swearing it's different this time"