Tag Archives: suicide

Nothing works…

I’ve been feeling very depressed over the last couple of weeks. I’ve started crying myself to sleep again, and also crying randomly throughout the day. I can’t be bothered to do anything. I stay up later than I should, reading … Continue reading

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A Modern Leper: Self-injury, stigma and shame

Trigger warning: I talk about self-injury a lot in this post, and one paragraph contains a fairly explicit description of the evidence that someone else had been self-injuring. Please don’t read this post/ that particular paragraph if you think you … Continue reading

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Lack of real support

One of the main problems I’m having right now is with the almost complete lack of any real help and support for my mental health issues. As I mentioned a few posts ago, I’ve stopped having appointments with professionals from … Continue reading

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SA Meet Number 5

In a rare and exciting turn of events, I actually left the house and ventured out amongst other human beings today. Because the annual Edinburgh festival is on right now, the city centre is very, very busy. This proved quite … Continue reading

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One year later

Today is one year to the day I came close to ending my own life. It took a long time to recover but I’m now at the stage where, although I still have days when suicide seems inevitable, I’m glad … Continue reading

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