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    My Story -- SincerelyBrutal

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    I wanted to share the link for my blog on here. I have been trying to work myself up to sharing this publicly for over a year. I finally did it! I want everyone to know and share my story. My blog covers a lot of it. But I have so much more to tell.

    Please if you feel the need to, share this any and everywhere. I want to help all those people out there that think they are alone. Including those of you on here that are feeling alone. You are NOT. I am here if anyone ever wants to talk at all.

    #Depression #Anxiety #Suicide #SuicideSurvivor #PTSD #youarenotalone #MentalHealth #checkin


    Dyslexia and Workplace

    I was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia at the age of 20. It was when I started my first job back in August 2022 in a law office that I realized how my dyslexia would get in the way of my work. This week I was fired from my job, and one of the reasons I was fired was because I couldn't spell. Their reasoning was that I didn't have the skills necessary to be a receptionist, which required spelling. Listening to my supervisor's reasoning for firing me made me doubt my abilities and made me feel self-conscious about my diagnosis. This news overall has made me feel like a failure and worthless because I can't control my ADHD and Dyslexia. #youarenotalone If you are an employer, please treat your employees with kindness instead of judgment because you don't know what they might be going through. #ADHD #Dyslexia

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    #Fibromyalgia How are you doing?

    Hi fellow warriors just popping in and giving you a chance to share how you are doing lately! Here with a listening ear! #Fibromyalgia #ChronicIllness #youarenotalone



    There's days I don't understand when I feel so alive and ready to conquer the world. My mind keeps thinking, I come up with a great idea but then I forget what the great idea was. Other days I can't get up and feel sluggish and just want to sleep all day. Then the fun days I get up and start cleaning, organizing, planning, wiping things down around the home and it feels so good inside like a just woke up with all this energy inside that needs to burn down. And by the middle of the day, I'm so worn off and ready to lay down. #Anxiety is when you just can't stop moving or worrying. #Adrenaline is having too much energy in your blood. #MoodDisorders #Mania is one of the things that can be good or bad. Some last and some don't. #StayStrong #youarenotalone

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    Safe touch after abuse

    I’m a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, and sexual abuse as an adult. I’d like to experience “safe touch”, aka touch that is consensual slow, and I decide how far it goes. Patience is key. I have a friend that I talked to about wanting to practice safe touch with them, and they will help meWe haven’t tried it yet. I’m thinking of having them hold my hand, hug me for a little bit. I asked them if we could do the safe touch on my bed, because that is where the abuse happened. I’m trying to take my power back and reframe my mind into associating my bed with rest and safe touch. Right now my bed is a huge trigger for me. I have multiple nightmares about the abuse happening again in my bed.

    I’m starting to take steps to heal. I’m so relieved that my friend is here to support me and help me take my first “big steps”. I’m grateful for them.

    Would love to know your thoughts on this! Thank you ❤️❤️

    #PTSD #CPTSD #Anxiety #Depression #Trauma #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SexualTrauma #ChildhoodAbuse #ComplexPosttraumaticStressDisorder #PosttraumaticGrowth #MentalHealth #MentalHealthAwareness #youarenotalone #MightyTogether

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    Sending out a little ray of hope and a smile 🌸❤️

    Hey everyone. 👋🏻

    I hope you are all doing better today. Every day is a challenge for us, but take each step a little at a time to overcome that obstacle. We have our ups and downs, but we will make it . Everything will be okay. We are strong enough 💪🏻 to be able to handle such illnesses we have. But it has an end someday when we go to Heaven. ✝️💖

    Meanwhile, be strong, and take one day at a time. Do what helps you rest and have some fun too, even if it's a video game, a bath, or a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. That helps us make it through the day too. 🤗❤️ Talk it out to someone you trust.

    You have all of us here to listen and if we can, give some advice. A helping hand. 🤝 (well, words.) only us can understand each other than others who are "normal" in the world. Even doctors don't want to bother.

    We can do this! Let's try and make each day a little happier. Smiles to all of you and hugs. 🤗❤️ #MightyMinute #CheckInWithMe #Hope #youarenotalone #wegotthis

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    I really like this quote. Remember you are not alone!

    #Depression #Quotes #youarenotalone


    Poetic Testimonial ..... #MightyPoets

    Twas on the eve a day past Labor
    She bid a permanent adieu,
    As summer ebbed to autumn's glow
    Her next season began anew.

    A battle zone right from the start
    Embarked the day her mother bore,
    This quiet, shy and timid girl
    Whose heart the world broke to its core.

    Through years of hurt, abuse, neglect
    Watched safety climax in dead ends,
    Yet knew not of the only One
    Whose grace would soon be her best friend.

    Instead found solace in the likes
    Of pills, booze, money, drugs and sex,
    These multiplied trauma ten-fold
    Until her only thought was death.

    Evil of which free will had shown
    Weighted this heart heavy with pain,
    Shame filtered through the devil's voice
    A crux of self-blame swathed in chains.

    And then one night she did attempt
    Cause hope was nowhere in plain sight,
    Grief, anger, guilt topped off a soul
    Far too distraught to stay and fight.

    Yet freedom found was not in death
    But in the life He would rebirth,
    By virtue of a spirit sent
    Was finally found her Godly worth.

    A story shared, not unlike hers
    Held but one difference….and the key,
    Of whom she coined an earth angel
    Not long before, God set him free.

    He utilized thorns of this man
    To guide His little girl back home,
    Free will this time, a choice for good
    Now glorifies our Father's throne.

    By: Debra Brent

    #Poetry #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Depression #Healing #poet #purposeinthepain #personalitydisorder #mentalheath #struggling #artfromtheheart #youarenotalone #SuicideAwareness #BPD #EUPD #MajorDepressiveDisorder #Shame #Guilt #Grief #Addiction #Trauma #godsgotyou #Faith #testimonial

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    Everyone has their bad days where nothing seems to be going right and it feels like you have nothing left to give but I promise you that there are better days ahead and there is light at the end of the tunnel. Please #dontgiveup #youareworthit

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    Did you know...

    You are not alone in your struggles!

    We struggle too, and we are here for you!

    #MentalHealthHero #MentalHealth #MentalHealthAmerica #Anxiety #Depression #PTSD #Trauma #ChronicIllness #Support #Community #youarenotalone

    *Sources: World Health Organization, Hopkins Medicine