Mental Health Update

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Dear reader,

Last week I wrote a pretty emotional and honest caption over Instagram. After disappearing for a week I thought I had to be sincere since I always want to bring awareness when it comes to mental health issues.

As I am also keeping track of my progress over my blog I thought I could write a little something here as well about how I cope with dealing with a mental illness on a daily basis.

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Getting the right diagnosis | Mental health awareness

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, I spent the month of June at the hospital to fight my eating disorder which was getting out of hand. While I was there, they talked to me about my anxiety, about my cyclothymic disorder but also about my OCD. I was very surprised to hear the last word as no one ever told me I was suffering from it as well. As soon as I could, I started to research as much as I could about it and it all made sense. That’s why today I wanted to talk about the importance of getting the right diagnosis.

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Review: Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne

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β₯ The plot

All Evie wants is to be normal. She’s almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the girl-who-went-crazy. She’s even going to parties and making friends. There’s only one thing left to tick off her list…

But relationships are messy – especially relationships with teenage guys. They can make any girl feel like they’re going mad. And if Evie can’t even tell her new friends Amber and Lottie the truth about herself, how will she cope when she falls in love?

Via Goodreads

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