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Getting “Better” 

I sometimes question if I’ll ever get better and it’s in those times that my brain tries to convince me that, “no, I won’t”. The last 12 years have been a constant battle to get on the right side of … Continue reading

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Working To Find Hope 

Depression, anxiety, PTSD and BPD are my present diagnoses with regards to my mental health. I first became aware of my mental illness at age 32, twelve long years ago. I know I’ve been living with it for most of … Continue reading

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Recovery Doesn’t Happen in Isolation 

I’ve spent the last four weeks attending a pretty intense group therapy program, designed to enhance my emotional regulation skills, distress tolerance strategies and improve my interpersonal relationships and today, in a moment of reflection, I believe it’s been time … Continue reading

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A Tsunami of Emotions

It’s been a long time since I posted. For awhile, it was simply because I had been so busy with life in a good way that I just never seemed to have anything to say. In May of 2016, I … Continue reading

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Reset Required 

I’m well aware that all the signs are there of my falling into a depression again and I hate this feeling. The isolating, the confusion, getting lost in my thoughts as time just slips by and I lose track of … Continue reading

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On the Edge of A Rabbit Hole 

I feel like I live most of my life this way – on the edge of something. I never know if it’s going to be a fall down into the rabbit hole that I’m going to have to claw my … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Suicide 

We need to talk about suicide. And I mean really talk openly about it. None of the hushed up whispering about it, pussy-footing around the subject. Fuck stigma. People are dying. Every single day, we lose someone. Because we won’t … Continue reading

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