Posts tagged "depression"
Safe Space? Never met ‘em.

Safe Space? Never met ‘em.

Cw: depression, anxiety, gender dysphoria, ableism, racism, transphobia, homophobia
Stranger than Fiction

Stranger than Fiction

  A short article about truth and fiction by Kate Isabella. “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”  -Mark Twain. High school is full of fiction. The longer you spend there, the better you get at hiding things, whether it be from teachers, parents,...
O ye, of little faith

O ye, of little faith

  April is the hardest month of the year for me. Repressed trauma banging on the door of my conscious, demanding to be let out is one of the reasons my most intense depressive episodes come up during this part of the year.
Defective Magical Girl: Channeling “Shortcomings” Like Usagi Tsukino

Defective Magical Girl: Channeling “Shortcomings” Like Usagi Tsukino

  There is nothing more ironic than a magical girl without great powers. Imagine if Sailor Moon never met Luna and never realized her true identity as a Moon Princess.
The Illusion of Recovery

The Illusion of Recovery

Recovery from a broken leg takes 6 months. Recovery from a C-section takes 6 weeks. Recovery from a gallbladder takes 7-10 days. Recovery from a mental illness? A lifetime. Since August 2015, I have been in recovery from depression and anxiety. It’s now January 2016 and recovery is still very difficult. I’m not where I...
Eviction

Eviction

  This is a Notice To Terminate Tenancy. You are hereby notified that your tenancy of the premises will be terminated on 4th of December 2015. And on that day you will be required to surrender the premises to the Landlord. This is a letter to my anxiety and depression.
Surviving the Cycle: Mental Illness and the Seasons

Surviving the Cycle: Mental Illness and the Seasons

Illustration by Jaye Elizabeth Johnson. Our planet continues to ceaselessly revolve around the sun, and autumn is upon us in the Northern hemisphere. Some of the things that come along with this circular motion can be frustrating at times.