Off Topic: Self Harm

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.

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I Dream of Canada

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.

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The Life I Want To Live

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