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Life Story: Chapter Forty Three

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. 794 more words


This feeling is worth it!

Oh Wow. I haven’t felt this full in ages. My stomach literally feels like it is going to explode. I DO NOT Like this feeling at all…. 306 more words

Teen overcomes anorexia through yoga

When people ask 16-year-old Maris Degener why she was hospitalized for three weeks at the age of 13, she sometimes tells them it was a “heart thing” or because of dehydration. 74 more words


Thank you anger, Thank you anxiety

For a long time I thought anger and anxiety were bad things. Looking back I can see that this negative belief led to me losing sight of appropriate anger and I turned it into sadness. 998 more words


How To Eat... 

In just over three weeks I will have moved out. No more free TV, no more taking it in turns to wash up with my parents, no more throwing washing in a pile and expecting it to be done, no more ready made meals. 285 more words

Naivety: Not "Looking Like" A Mental Illness

How can you ever say that someone “doesn’t look like they have a certain disorder”? And more specifically a mental disorder.

Let me repeat that for you: a MENTAL disorder. 593 more words

Letter: Self Harm Recovery

When I think about self-harm now, there’s a detachment.

In a way I can see and almost feel my younger self in the context of acute distress, unable to express my emotions and feeling like there was no outlet for the internal torment. 462 more words