About Me

Izzy
Izzy

What about me might others find interesting?

I’m a parent, a lover, a mother
I love life…for life is love
I do not fear death…for death is just a new beginning
I know many things…yet I am always learning
I go through life with eyes of wonder…for the world is full of such beauty
I go through life with nightmares…for the world is full of nightmares

When you get down to it…I am me.

I could bore you with menial statics like:
I’m 5’8″, 120 pounds, 36B-26-36, blue eyes, black hair…

But that’s not me…that’s just the packaging I happen to come in…what truly matters it what’s inside the packaging…

The person who cries at a good commercial
And yells when I see injustice

I am a poet, a philosopher, a photographer, a writer, a lover, many things…

Part of those many things is a laundry list of problems which have plagued me through the years:

Current Diagnosis’

296.34 Major depressive disorder, recurrent; severe with psychotic features
300.02 Generalized anxiety disorder
300.01 Panic disorder, without agoraphobia
300.3 Obsessive-compulsive disorder
300.7 Body dysmorphic disorder
301.83 Borderline personality disorder, with self-harm – class III
307.1 Anorexia nervosa, with purging tendencies, with self-harm – class III
307.46 Sleepwalking Disorder
308.3 Acute Stress Disorder
309.81 Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • 14 suicide attempts (as of January 2014)
  • Two rapes
  • Seven voluntary/involuntary mental health ward stays

So, as my new therapist so politely pointed out at our first meet; no wonder you’re so screwed up.

Anyway, this blog is about mental health issues and my journey to try to recover from them and return my life to some sort of normality. What that normality will ultimately look like I can’t say at this point…

Peace, love, and contentment,
Izzy

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