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Remembering Him.

Today was tough. A year ago today I experienced my first major loss. I can’t believe how quickly that year has flown. It’s deeply affected me. 318 more words

Mental Health

Suicide and Depression.

This is probably the most difficult blog to write, because it deals with the darkest side of mental health, which is suicide.

I wrote it a while ago, but was not sure when to post it. 998 more words


Diary of a Self Harmer - Part 12

25th March 2002

I closed my eyes and the outline of Bobby’s face appeared, then his lips moved.  I called out what’s wrong, he seemed to be calling, then he faded.  90 more words

Desolate in Depression; Alone in Anxiety

“We all want someone to notice, but as soon as they do, we wish they never did.” ~self-harm facts

I recently went to my doctor and had to fill out both a depression and an anxiety questionnaire.  2,418 more words


Transgender Mental Heatlh

You can only lie about who you are for so long without going crazy – Ellen Wittlinger

If I had a pound for each time I heard phrases such as, “Transgender is a mental illness” I’d be quite the rich woman by now.

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Mental Health

The Scars No One Can See

Two days ago was the last time I injured myself on purpose. I have never talked about this to anyone in detail, not because I like to keep secrets but because put bluntly, self-harm is one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized issues in the realm of mental health. 561 more words

she often has negative thought spirals

While I don’t suffer from any diagnosed mental health condition, I do go through periods of mental distress from time to time, and often have negative thought spirals. 868 more words

Mental Distress