Category Archives: Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder

You’re Not A Kid Anymore


I’m going to jump right in because I just woke up and I’m pissed. A person has the right to control who touches their body. That’s it. No arguments. No excuses. No buts. I am freaking sick of feeling like … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Child Abuse, Child Molestation, Dreams, harassment, Mental Health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Therapy, Trauma | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Grrrr Argh Etc


***Slight warning of weight talk but it’s about getting back to a healthy BMI. Mentions of body image issues, mostly me grumbling.*** I know, I know, I’m supposed to put part two of my two part therapy story up (does … Continue reading

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Be Safe You Matter


I don’t do holidays, but I know some of you do which means that, some of you will be seeing family soon. This may mean different scenarios for different people. If you have a mental illness you may be seeing … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Child Molestation, DID, dissociative identity disorder, Mental Health, Multiple Personalities, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Toxic Parents, Trauma | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The Indignity Of Death


My stepfather sent my mother’s death certificate along with the coroner’s report. I read rather quickly and unfortunately my eyes picked up many phrases in the report before I actually realized what I was glancing at. I didn’t know he … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Child Abuse, depression, dissociative identity disorder, Family Relationships, Mental Health, neglect, Trauma | Tagged | 18 Comments

I’m Not Coping


I just realized a couple of days ago that I am not coping very well with stress at the moment. There are too many things going on at once and I’m not handling it well at all. I need to … Continue reading

Posted in Child Molestation, dissociation, Incest, Mental Health, self-harm, Self-injury, Sexual Abuse | 8 Comments

Old Grief Resurfaces


Sometimes you think you’ve gotten over something… you’ve grieved it and it’s over. Then you get smacked in the face with something that takes you back to an unhappy place. I was at the pharmacy today waiting for my medication … Continue reading

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Picking Apart Anger To Get To The Why


This week during therapy I told my therapist that I have been experiencing a lot of anger; sometimes quite vicious. I had no explanation for it especially considering what triggered the anger. During the last week to week and a … Continue reading

Posted in Child Molestation, DID, dissociative identity disorder, Eating Disorder, Incest, Mental Health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, self-harm, Self-injury, Sexual Abuse, Therapy, Trauma | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments