Warning: this story contains references to overdosing and self-harm. For me, Recovery is; being free from the constant irrational thoughts, being able to take a criticism without harming myself for it, being able to appreciate food and enjoy eating without having the fear of binging then having to purge, wearing short sleeves in the summer, being able to sleep for more than 3 hours a night, being able to walk in public without feeling like ...read more
Recovery is the hardest part of mental illness.
Warning, this story deals with self harm and suicidal thoughts. I have recently been diagnosed with Depressive Episodes, OCD, Self Harm, Social Anxiety and Eating problems. With features of Bordeline Personality Disorder. Throughout my childhood I struggled with social situations, things like germs, perfectionism and trichotillomania (pulling my eyebrows and eyelashes out) .. although my mum thought it was a bit odd- she never really believed when people pointed it out to her. I went ...read more