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Med change #7545

I’m two weeks into a med change. Pros: I’m not constantly irritable. I don’t hate life, I don’t hate my job, and everything isn’t getting on my nerves any more. My memory has improved. I can hold things in my … Continue reading

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Side effects.

Over the past several months I’ve been bitter.  It’s been a gradual thing, and something that I never really spoke of to my therapist.  Over the last month or so the bitterness started to turn into anger. Still, I didn’t … Continue reading

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How I know I’m not in a good place

I have zero motivation. It’s been weeks since I’ve seen my bedroom floor because of all the laundry. My mom offers to take all of said laundry home to wash it. The thought of going to work makes me burst … Continue reading

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My Story, Part 2.

Part 1 The years that followed were a mixed bag of being OK and not OK.  In 10th grade it was like someone flipped a switch again, and I was fine.  That is the last time I remember not being … Continue reading

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My Story, Part 1

I told my friend that I’d tell her my story. I wasn’t sure where to start, or how much to tell.  I couldn’t tell everything…16 years is a long time. 16 years.  Over half of my life.  This is Part … Continue reading

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Dear Self

You are tired.  You are stressed out. You’re angry. I know. It breaks my heart to see you so bitter. You weren’t always like this.  In fact, a year ago, things were different.  Those memories that pop up on Facebook….you … Continue reading

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Behold the mighty Post-It note.

Last night I pulled out my journal.  I had lots of things running through my head, so I wanted to make a list. A list of reasons why I should give up. So I grabbed my pen, pulled out my … Continue reading

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Here we go again….

I should be tired and exhausted.  I haven’t slept through the night for the past 4 nights.  I wake up after a couple hours wide awake.  Eventually I drift off again, but I’m up again after an hour. Normally when this … Continue reading

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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I know we don’t talk much anymore, but I need you now.  You see, I’m not doing well.  I’m coping by not coping. I’m reverting back to bad habits. I’m not sleeping. I’m not concentrating. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Coping skills for the win

The past couple days have been rough.  Symptoms keeping popping up and its a struggle. One thing I have noticed though, is that I’m using coping skills. And its working. Fancy that. I don’t feel fantastic but I’m also not … Continue reading

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