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  • Hope for People with Mental Illness

    October 9, 2017

    I've started reading more books again now that my mind…

    I’ve started reading more books again now that my mind is healing. It’s been so wonderful to actually be able to read and comprehend what…

  • Going to Church & Having A Panic Attack

    October 6, 2017

    I stopped going to church over four years ago. I…

    I stopped going to church over four years ago. I didn’t stop going because I lost my faith in God. I stopped going because it…

  • When Recovery Gets Overwhelming

    October 4, 2017

    Sometimes recovery is exhausting and your body just needs a…

    Sometimes recovery is exhausting and your body just needs a break. Relearning how to clean a bathroom and carry a conversation and use a microwave…

  • Explaining Chronic Illness to Healthy People

    October 2, 2017

    A "normal" person might imagine that having a chronic illness…

    A “normal” person might imagine that having a chronic illness is kind of like having a perpetual stomach bug or flu. I don’t blame them….

  • Why I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight

    September 27, 2017

    Rapid unexplained weight gain was one of my first symptoms.…

    Rapid unexplained weight gain was one of my first symptoms. I didn’t know it was a symptom at the time and as an aspiring professional…

  • Why Grieve When You Can Just Move On?

    September 25, 2017

    "There are those hearts, reader, that never mend again once…

    “There are those hearts, reader, that never mend again once they are broken. Or if they do mend, they heal themselves in a crooked and…