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About healandsurvive

27 years old with an Associates Degree in social sciences. Diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder, PTSD, OCD, anxiety. I also have been diagnosed with Vestibular Migraines and my everyday balance has taken a big hit, and I am basically off-balance and some level of dizzy 98% of the time. I enjoy painting, writing, acting, singing, reading, collaging, journaling; basically anything creative.

I didn’t realize just how much time had actually passed since my last entry.  I spent 10 days in a place with very spotty service and no reliable Internet connection.  I returned yesterday evening. I managed to get some sketching … Continue reading

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Big Brain Dump/Ramble

It’s a long one that was written hastily late last night.

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Last week was busy and hectic, so I’m glad it’s over.  So here’s the boring update: To my surprise, the root canal last Tuesday was fast and easy.  In 2013 the nerves were inflamed and that’s why it hurt so … Continue reading

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My thoughts feel jumbled and like they’re scattering in all different directions.  It’s increasingly difficult to hold onto a thought. For some reason, my brain is finding it difficult to establish between the present and the past.  Not even traumatic … Continue reading

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Happy July to all of you! Things have been busy since my last entry. I’ve been in another state, in the house that my parents will retire to years from now.  I will be moving with them then.  So a … Continue reading

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“Do any alters also do theatre?” Therapists seem to like to try to turn every conversation to DID.  That annoys me, but I’m not going to get into that right now. Yes, I have 2 alters that I know of … Continue reading

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And in the blink of an eye, we’re halfway through June! I was selected to direct a musical next fall for the community theatre in which I am involved.  I’m very excited, and this will be my second full show … Continue reading

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