You Are Worthy

Your worth is not in the things you do. Your worth lies in your nurturing nature, despite what you have gone through. You go beyond your limit in life. You are so strong from the inside. You sacrifice for that one smile. You are there for people; you love all the while. You are a true human being of [...]

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Reclaiming My Body Part 3

This article may be sensitive for certain readers. Please take notice of this. It contains content regarding sexual assault. If you have not read the first part here is the link to part one. If you have not read the second part here is the link to part two. Stages of Recovery Mourning and Remembering [...]

Reclaiming My Body Part 2

This article may be sensitive for certain readers. Please take notice of this. It contains content regarding sexual assault. If you have not read the first part here is the link to part one. My Symptoms And Psychosomatic Symptoms A lot of people barely disclose how uncomfortable the forensic examination is. I felt humiliated during [...]

Reclaiming My Body Part 1

This article may be sensitive for certain readers. Please take notice of this. It contains content regarding sexual assault. Whilst Growing Up When I was younger, I was always an extremely reserved and introverted kid who felt comfortable in her own skin. I grew up in a sheltered household that was full of love and [...]

Remember This

Remember... Remember who you are. Remember how you got here. Remember what you love. Remember what happiness is. Remember your friendships. Remember where you're going. Remember to accept your diagnosis. Remember that you are not your illness. Remember to have hope, to love and have aspirations. Remember to allow yourself to feel and to live. [...]

A Swim Upstream

Post originally posted on thebipolarwriter.blog. As the year comes to an end, I would like to recap what 2018 has been for me. This year was filled with so many ups and downs. Tears have been cried and my faith has been tested on so many occasions. There were a lot of lessons learned, despite [...]

The Shadow Of What Was Lost

Feeling fake and dehumanized is one of the core symptoms of Complex PTSD.Tanja Windegger Trauma stays with a person for a very long time. Abuse preoccupies the survivor's thoughts throughout their life. Sometimes, this trauma resurfaces in different forms. Mine resurfaced when I started self harming and when I was diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel [...]