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A Journey In Ink

I think that every one of us feels a little bit damaged.  It’s impossible to walk through life without acquiring some scars along the way: We experience loss.   881 more words



today, I got a whole bunch of ink injected into my left arm. because I am an adult and can spend money on WHATEVER I WANT (spoiler: what I want is rollerblades, tattoos, and platform shoes. 967 more words


Dear me six years ago (SH awareness day)

You feel beyond the realms of hellish. You are angry, sad, frustrated. You just don’t feel right and you just don’t know why…

But please don’t do what you’re about to do – you don’t know this now, but I do, you are about to start a six-year battle to stop what you just started.

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My Self Love Journey

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Today is the 17th anniversary of Self-Injury Awareness Day! In response to this global event, I wanted to talk about how I learned to love myself and stop self-harming. 1,041 more words

Mental Health

The darker side of pregnancy

I have thought hard about posting this. About whether I would be opening myself up to criticism or even ridicule, but sometimes ‘taboo’ things need to be talked about, because there are people out there that need the support of knowing that they are not alone. 1,166 more words


I'm being bullied...by myself 

It’s well known that we are our own worst critics. We question our value as people, question everything from whether we can ‘pull off’ that outfit to whether we are good parents to whether we should tell that woman sitting oppose us on the train that the label from her top is sticking out. 660 more words



I’ve been self-harming a lot lately. It’s not something I talk about much because it tends to get me in trouble, but more than that, I’m ashamed of the adolescent habit that’s followed me into adulthood and turned my life upside down. 397 more words