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User Submission – Positron

I hope you like reading! I want to provide a lot of backstory and details here, so this is likely to be very extensive. This is incredibly important to me, so I want to provide as much information as I can muster for this box right now, though hopefully without too much unnecessary fluff. If more consolidation is needed, I’d […]

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User Submission – Jess Chisholm

I suffer from both severe anxiety and severe depression. This has been predominantly in 2014 but I have had anxiety all my life. This all developed when I had gastroparesis late 2013 and early 2014 where I had severe nausea. When that condition was resolved, I still found myself very nauseous, particularly when I was anxious. Because of this I […]

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User Submission – Sharon

I was always a ‘tightly wound’ child and teenager but developed depression and anxiety in my early twenties, due to the pressures of the workplace. When I had my first child I developed chronic PND and despite therapy and medication have not been able to ‘kick’ the Black Dog, so to speak. While things are manageable most of the time, […]

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User Submission – Fletcher

Attention Deficit Disorder is viewed by everyone who doesn’t have it as a minor mental deficiency, but that’s often the way with things we don’t know about. I was diagnosed in yr5. The specialist said, “He’s in a fog and has to work through that to find anything everyone else takes for granted.” For me, I’ve discovered I can’t mentally […]