Just repress all of it.

Yeah, maybe that's not the best way to manage things. I tried repressing certain things for the last five years or so, and other things for other periods of time, some overlapping, some not. And so, recently, I thought about it and realized that, since refusing to face these things hadn't at all worked out … Continue reading Just repress all of it.

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Disability update

...or lack thereof. I had my disability hearing last week. I think it went okay, but my attorney says I won’t have an answer until probably six or eight weeks from now, so I don’t expect to hear anything before about the first week of November, at the earliest. Given the track record they have … Continue reading Disability update

Disability hearing today

I have my hearing today. I'm not sure what's going to happen. My worry is that one of a handful of things will go wrong. I don't exactly look sick, physically, and I look very young, so it does worry me that the ALJ will make a snap judgment about me based on that stuff … Continue reading Disability hearing today

Please help: local mentally ill nonbinary person needs food, meds, etc

I’ve been posting about this for a little while, like the last couple of weeks, but the situation hasn’t gotten any better. A couple of people have donated, and I appreciate them and all the people who have boosted the posts I’ve made. It means a lot to me. But I still need help. Paypal: … Continue reading Please help: local mentally ill nonbinary person needs food, meds, etc

Disabled nonbinary trans person having a situation

Hey, all. As many of you may be aware, I have bipolar disorder. I also am in recovery from an eating disorder and am dealing with the aftermath of a nasty relapse that landed me in the hospital. In March 2014, I applied for disability benefits, and on September 6 of this year, I will … Continue reading Disabled nonbinary trans person having a situation

Felt that I was in this long, dark tunnel.

(also on tumblr) A natural question, for me, is what sorts of things (if any) are not potential sources or catalysts of PTSD. Virtually anything could become traumatic for a given individual. I might be wrong, but this is how it seems to me. This is how my experiences make it seem. In any case, … Continue reading Felt that I was in this long, dark tunnel.

A lecture, a news feed, an abstract algebra textbook, and a language app: into the wild green yonder of ADHD

(Note: In case this needs saying, I can't speak for everyone who has ADHD. I can't even be completely sure that I have it. But it's the latest hypothesis for what ails me, and this is about my experience with it.) I wish I could work on something, just about anything, without feeling the need … Continue reading A lecture, a news feed, an abstract algebra textbook, and a language app: into the wild green yonder of ADHD