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I Made A List

Ways I am beating BPD:

-I am still alive

-I have not self harmed in four months

-I am okay spending time alone

-I stick up for myself… 332 more words


Be Here Now

I recently have returned to school to finish what I began a decade ago. I’m going about it a bit differently this time, and this is an accelerated program, and I actually know what I want to do when I grow up this time. 675 more words

No way out

There’s no way out because I am well aware the problem is in my head. It is never going to go away. It might never get any easier than it is right now. 306 more words

two shots of gin

Two shots of gin

The bottle of Beefeater gin was staring at me all day. So I had a few shots. I know it wasn’t the smartest thing I have done but since I left the hospital, I have been thirsty for an adult beverage. 1,041 more words


Poem For You

I have been conversing online with some precious people who are in pain right now. I wrote this in honor of all those going through emotional pain that nobody can understand. 32 more words


Depression is costly--in more ways than one

I’ve been thinking a lot today about how costly my depression is, and I’m not just talking about prescriptions and medical bills.

I’m talking about the cost in family and social relationships. 489 more words

Mental Illness

It's so hard to let go...

I’m still committed to life (yeah!) and I’m still coping in healthy, adaptive manners, but that nagging empty feeling that I experience so viscerally doesn’t seem to want to go. 242 more words