I’m a person who used to self harm.
I don’t want to go in the reasons why, but I used to do it frequently with whatever I could find lying around.
A month and half ago I self harmed for the last time. Since then I have faced further challenges and have been able to fight to the urge through distraction techniques and seeking help.
However todays like today make it hard.
A few years ago I had a penpal who used to live in Canada.
I found her by accident on a social media site when I was going through some stuff with a friend at school and we started messaging a lot.
We have long since stopped talking, but what has always stuck with me was the vivid descriptions she used to send me about living in Calgary.
I’ve just heard that the lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, has committed suicide.
I know little of his music, but I know how he inspired my friends and helped them through rough times.
Mental health is no joke. Continue reading
I never talk about my health online, but I want to now as it might help some people.
Earlier this week I found a lump near one of my testicles. I went to the Drs in case it was cancer and thankfully it’s simply turned out to be a swollen vein.
What i’m trying to say is check yourself. And if you find something don’t be embarrassed about going to the Drs. Continue reading
I know the type of life I want to live, even if to some it isn’t really a life.
The life I would like to lead is a more a collection of random mistakes that somehow fit together to make an adventure.
Despite all my interests in politics and world history, my biggest dream would be simply to get on a raft or small boat, push out into the ocean and see where I end up. Continue reading
Throughout my life I have made plenty of decisions I later regretted, but the one I regret the least is joining a political party.
The Labour Party.