I don’t really want to get into the reasons why I decided to make this journal. If you watch a specific artist in this fandom you might be aware, but I’m not going to share names and I definitely don’t want to start a huge debate or witch hunt against someone I disagree with. But I feel like mental illness is still a hugely misunderstood thing in this world and I decided it was time to be truly transparent with my own struggles in this life so that hopefully someone can read this and understand, and those who suffer similarly or worse can relate. I don’t make a habit of hiding my mental issues, but I’ve never fully explained them either so here we go.
I want to start off by saying there are people with disabilities far worse than my own, with histories far more tragic than my own; but that that doesn’t make my experiences with depression and anxiety any less valid.
I also want to apologize for any poor sentence structure or running thoughts, I’