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I Suffer From "Adrenal Fatigue"

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I Suffer From "Adrenal Fatigue"

Please note that we are not doctors in an MD sense, nor should you change anything without consulting one first. But what we are doctors of, or well, the best jude of character is, our own stories and life. And that is why we share these "Confessions" types of events people have gone through in their life, so you can make sense of your own story, too. Kylie is someone suffers from "Adrenal Fatigue" and quite recently a few of my friends have come forth and confided in me with the same ailment. All have found holistic healing through vitamins,...

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A Bipolar Man Pt. 1: Agitated Depression

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A Bipolar Man Pt. 1: Agitated Depression

So, I’m gonna lay it out for you! Here’s my mental illness some days; still today. Although, the majority of when this took place was right when I first got clean and for about 2 years into my recovery, it can still grip me up and tear me down to this day, six  years later… I’m now six years in to my recovery and you can see the difference reflecting back. But today? Today is one of those days; I’m so blank minded. I’m also struggling on the inside, and everyone always says, “You’ve got such a great poker face.”...

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Brave Souls: My battle with mixed Mania and Depression

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Brave Souls: My battle with mixed Mania and Depression

Waking up every morning after a nightmare filled night—complete with tossing and turning—isn’t a good way to start the day. My medicine is supposed to take care of it, but it doesn’t work, and my demons start to find their way into my head. This is how it has been for the last week, or so. Mixed episodes are extremely difficult. One moment I’m skipping down the halls of a store and talking nonstop, and the next I’m having a meltdown; often caused by emotional overload. I have Asperger’s, which combined with bipolar disorder is extremely difficult. I have to...

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A new Perspective on Labels—Renaming Stigmas

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A new Perspective on Labels—Renaming Stigmas

In efforts to ease the name calling through stigmatization on recovery and mental health issues, I have been trying to tackle the issue of labels and reformat a different structure for them. Before there was psychiatry and modern medicine there was a different way to go about certain types of “actions” or “inactions” of stigmatization. ...

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