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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.

“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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For those of you who have come to visit this blog from my Instagram, welcome! Mental Health Awareness Month has come to an end, and I feel like I simultaneously said too much and too little. How do you condense … Continue reading

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Disjointed ramble

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A common theme is emerging. Therapist: Because you’re depressed. Me: I’m not depressed.  This doesn’t feel like how depression used to feel all the other times.  I just feel nothing.  And remember we discussed how an alter took all extreme … Continue reading

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I very rarely hear my alters.  Even if I do, it’s usually so quick that I can’t decipher what’s been said.  Sometimes I catch what they’re saying.  But usually it’s a kind of static silence. So imagine my surprise when, … Continue reading

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My brain can’t seem to decide what it wants to do, so I find myself blank and standing or sitting somewhere in my house, wanting to do a few things but being unable to decide between them, so I guess … Continue reading

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