Tag Archives: mental health

Dear Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Dear Hidradenitis Suppurativa, You snatched away my privacy; but you taught me humility. For a time, you took away my ability to walk; but you taught me to cherish the movements of my body. You took away my ability to … Continue reading

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67 inches

5 feet, 7 inches. My height is 5 feet, 5 inches. The total length of surgical scars on my body is now greater than my height. That means, if I were to stack my scars on top of each other, … Continue reading

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Dear Mom, You Don’t Have to Hide the Pills Anymore

A year ago this month, my psychiatric provider asked me whether I was experiencing thoughts of suicide, and I said yes. In the months prior, I had been diagnosed with PTSD for the trauma I had experienced regarding health and … Continue reading

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Fighting for Your Life Physically vs. Fighting Mentally/Emotionally

It just so happens that fighting for your life physically and fighting for your life mentally and emotionally are completely different. Continue reading

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Stuck in “One Year Ago” Land

I haven’t blogged in a while because I’m in a bit of a rut. I feel like I’m trapped inside my own head and I’m not sure how to reach out about it. Lately, I’ve been stuck in what I … Continue reading

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