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It's Okay to be Afraid

Happy Friday to all you Friday lovers out there!

So… I feel the need to talk about being terrified.
There are always the “normal” things in my life that can be downright scary such as flashbacks, nightmares, hallucinations, and my latest totally unlikely hyper-vigilant thought of someone shooting me through my windows while at home.  862 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Circling the Drain

I am not sure if other people feel the same way that I did about sinking in to that deep and dark hole of depression, anxiety, worry, suicidal feelings or even all of the above. 1,285 more words


That BPD Cycle

I’m fighting so hard to get out of this cycle of boiling over and acting out and screwing up. I thought I was finally going to come out the other end unscathed when I realized that restricting how much I eat does not count as unscathed. 70 more words


Deep Breaths

Most days, it’s easy. I don’t subscribe to the one day at a time philosophy, because it doesn’t work for me. It doesn’t work for a lot of people that have struggled with any kind of addiction issues, actually. 709 more words


A Life, Forward on SALE for the First Time Ever

For only 99cents, you can discover the next chapter in the Rowan Slone series. In book #1, award-winning, A Life, Redefined, the reader meets Rowan Slone, a seventeen-year-old from Appalachia who comes from a tumultuous family, tries to overcome a devastating past, and yearns to put the days of self-harm behind her. 195 more words

A Life Redefined

Dear _____________,

Dear ___________,
I am afraid to even mention that I have been diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). So many people before you have responded with skepticism, caution, or obvious disbelief. 1,244 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Family Comes in all Shapes and Sizes

Family can come in all shapes and sizes. There’s no one typical type of family; all families are shaped differently, and more importantly no family is perfect. 384 more words

Mental Health