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I used to live the “party life,” get stupid drunk, and spend all my money on alcohol.

I was never addicted to alcohol, but I definitely loved it. 386 more words

Bipolar Disorder


When I was 18, I was finally diagnosed with Dysthymia, now also known as Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD). PDD has affected most of my life. I know that I started displaying symptoms when I was 6 or 7. 291 more words


Beating Depression: 6 Ways to Protect Yourself from An Episode

As it stands, I am on the precipice of a depressive episode. I recognise the signs (extreme fatigue, emotional reactivity, lots of crying, huge trouble concentrating, debilitating inertia) and I know that if I ignore what’s happening, I’ll succumb. 3,575 more words


I feel like wasted potential

“That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.” – Emily Dickinson

You know, it didn’t really occur to me until recently that this is it. 756 more words

Good saturday

Today was a good Saturday. I took two naps yay naps! Jess says I probably am still just ast adjusting to the increase in lamyctol plus my general depression. 233 more words

Mental Illness

Sorry's and Explanations 

Do you know what two things I really hate about being borderline? Feeling like I constantly have to apologize for what I do and having to explain myself. 194 more words


Music Swims Back to Me

Music Swims Back to Me
Anne Sexton, 1928-1974

Wait Mister. Which way is home?
They turned the light out
and the dark is moving in the corner. 185 more words