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The down low....

Just as a bit of background I thought I’d write this for you and allow myself a pity party and some reflection.

A common question or opening gambit from mental health professionals is “so tell me a bit about yourself.” This often leaves me in a blind panic or upset as how do I summarise the last 20 years into a minute or so. 590 more words

Mental Health

My Isolation is an addiction

They imagined that the words to be iterated to be something greater than a simple mere okay. Honesty cuts like a knife attached to a woman insanely deprived and on a mission for the truth. 498 more words

Self Expression

Wake up, pretend, hate self. repeat.

It’s been harder and harder to get through the days lately.  I started seeing a new psychiatrist and I’m starting new meds tomorrow for my anxiety and bipolar.   359 more words

BPD

I Used To Go With The Wrench

Good Will Hunting is one of my all-time favorite films. It’s packed with potent quotables, wisdom, meaningful relationships, and stand-alone pedagogical scenes.

Perhaps one that has continued to resonate with me as I’ve traversed the ineffable world of mental illness is the following scene in which Will explains his position on taking undeserved abuse: 464 more words

Articles

ok so the first story I want to talk about is when I was in kindergarten when I was molested and how that kinda kick started my depression. 447 more words

Depression

"Is that why your wrists are red?"

“Hey, can I come in?”

“Yeah, yeah, of course. What’s up?”

“I just… I can’t be alone right now.”

“Okay… Wanna talk about it?”

“Not yet.” 191 more words

Hurt

Something negative becomes something positive

You make all things work for my good. Until recently I did not know how this would occur, or what it would look like. A sudden flash in the air, a magical feeling perhaps, or an encouraging remark from a friend. 188 more words

Recovery