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Poem on the discovery of Dissociative Identity Disorder
The Q/A on DID(Dissociative Identity Disorder) you won't find anywhere else. Full of questions and answers only one who has it could answer.
Glossary: DID TERMS Alter: A generic term that refers to a personality. Co-consciousness: Aware of one another, able to observe and hear one another, opposite of dissociation. Co-fronting: Similar to co-piloting a plane, both in control. Dissociation: Unaware of surroundings, of other alters, stuck in a flashback, or unaware of oneself. Amnesia likely to occur. … Continue reading Dissociative Identity Disorder Glossary
I have done a fair amount of mental health advocacy work in my time; mostly performing speeches, and writing articles. There will never be change in society when it comes to mental health if people like me don't speak up. This blog will be about my experiences in day to day life, living like this, … Continue reading Welcome to my Brain, Feel Free to Roam, I Caution Against the Amygdala Though.
My song is like a whisper, Weaving in and out of mountains, A gentle whistle, inaudible lisp, Through the leaves, the dirt and into fountains. If you were to listen and perhaps catch a glimpse, All your emotions would cease to exist, All rolling into one your soul would need a stint, And your heart … Continue reading My Song
Lying here, no willpower, in bed,
Uncertainty, pain and loss rolling around my head,
From Naomi to Ryan I've transitioned,
But this most recent hospital admission,
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On a scale of one to ten, How do you feel? Depends on when you ask me, Broken, lost, feeling unreal. On a scale of one to ten, How are your self harm urges? Look at my arms, the fresh burns and cuts, Of course they are there, these feelings must purge. On a scale … Continue reading How Can I Help You?
Tuesday marks nine years.
Nine years ago you abandoned me,
and tried to kill me.
If you could see the man I have become,
Would you be proud?
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My transgender journey thus far. Goes in depth about How it was growing up with identity issues, through to my process. Also defines a few terms.