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We Are More Than Our Mental Health

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  • It really does feel like taking two steps forward comes with one step back. I have decided to go private for my top surgery (NHS wait times are ridiculous – I’ve been on it for 2 years already and expecting another 6 before I even have my first appointment, not to mention surgery) and have started asking for donations/fundraising. On one hand, I’m…Read More

  • Today I had the first assessment for mental health services / therapy. I’ve been struggling on and off for 10 years and it probably goes beyond that, but I finally took that first step and wanted to share. I didn’t want to post about it everywhere and tell everyone (more because I’m so tired, not because I feel ashamed) but wanted to share here.

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  • My anxiety was at an all time high last night as I prepared for my first ever health inspection as a supervisor—-these inspections are no joke—-but I learned a lot and passed!! Immediate relief

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  • I posted this in the books topic, but I figured I’d post it here too. I recently published a book that deals with my personal experiences of mental health, mental illness, and self-harm.

    I did not intend to publish this. It kind of just happened.

  • Wow to think this whole time all I needed were a pair of specific earplugs!

    I always had hearing problems growing up. Sounds were just always too loud and amplified to the point where noises hurt my ears. From my research and even my therapist said as much, that this was something from my autism.

    I tried wearing general earplugs, but they…Read More

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