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Restricting makes me strong

I haven’t eaten in over 24 hours. It would be over 48 hours, but I absentmindedly accepted 3 skittles yesterday. It is strange how quickly the eating disordered thoughts creep in. 344 more words

Mental Illness

Why Horror?

When you tell people that you are an author, the inevitable first question is always, “Well, what do you write?” To which I nonchalantly answer, “horror.” I love seeing the reactions. 1,326 more words


Symptom Whack-A-Mole

I feel hopeless. If I don’t cut, I restrict. If I don’t restrict, I binge. If I don’t binge, I scratch. If I don’t scratch, I head bang. 118 more words

Mental Illness

self-mutilation and suicidal ideations  while in your 30s

so, here I am. awake. despite the begiing and pleading and bargaining with Great Powers-That-Be.

and I forgot to make my SI pack to bring to work. 204 more words


mended in flesh

i did it. again. last Friday i decided on a whim to cut across my forearm. it was pretty impulsive, i must say. i wanted to split the flesh apart, across the thick keloidal burn scar. 528 more words


Self-Injury Alternatives

In my experience, my emotion determines which coping skills works. For example, when I’m intropunitively angry I feel the need to punish myself, but when I’m sad distraction might help alleviate the urges. 2,568 more words

Mental Illness

Review of Girl in Pieces

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Publication Date: August 30, 2016

It’s been about twelve hours since I finished reading¬†Girl in Pieces… 560 more words