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As I am sure you know by now it’s been a rough…everything! LOL! But I am still putting one foot in front of the other. I have new meds for…

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My meds are out of whack and the only thing I have been able to do in several days is stay in bed. #mentalillnessdoesn’t make me #lazy it steals chunks of my life…

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I’ve been having a particularly brutal week. I’ve dissociated a lot, had a ton of anxiety, and even pretty severe depression. I was really beginning to feel like I had…

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#mentalillness doesn’t make me #dangerous it makes me #vulnerable

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I’m having a panic attack right now, and here is why. My bestie invited me to go up the canyon with some friends but after thinking about it I realized…

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**TRIGGER WARNING** I discuss suicidal thoughts in this article. I may have mentioned I met with a new therapist a couple weeks ago. It was not awesome. We talked for…

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I’m not going to get into the details specifically. I will say that I’m in a fight with my whole family (I’m pretty sure) because they don’t understand mental illness…

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I was a child sex slave for about a decade. They also tortured me and did other unspeakable things. That was my life until I escaped at the age of…

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