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I Have An Illness

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    Asperger’s Syndrome

    Asperger's Syndrome,Why me?There were so many,yet you pivked me,What have I done wrong,To deserve this?
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Jun 17, 2012

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    Giving Birth

    November 3, 2009 I gave birth to a baby girl, she weights 6 pounds and 4 ounces, I love her dearly.  She is so adorable and cuddly, I did not believe a would carry a baby being that I have a illness and all but I consider myself to be truely blessed and lucky.  I THANK...
    moneelove moneelove 36-40, F Jan 7, 2010

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    Life changing: When I was 12 going on 13 I was

    extremely ill, I was being bullied constantly by many gangs male and female alike. I end up limping my way around as all my joints had swollen up, I could barely eat and every time I did it hurt. My parents were to busy living their lives to notice, my brother was too busy...
    LLOYDX LLOYDX 31-35, M Oct 13, 2014

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    i have cytomalgic virus

    for more then a year! who else?
    iloveyouQuil iloveyouQuil 18-21, F Apr 12, 2014

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    Many Illnesses

    I am so poor I dont have the money to get checked. I am suffering from mant things wrong with my body. I am sick from my stomach. I always have diarrhea and have these weird stomach pains and burns frequently. I also have respiratory problems, to the point where some nights i...
    shakenbake24 shakenbake24 26-30, M Oct 14, 2013

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    Illness

      When i was 13 i fell off my horse an hit my head. 3 wks later i smelt smoke through my window an i had a massive panic attack. i ended up with an eating disorder, i thought if i ate n e thing i would choke an die, i was scared to sleep at nights incase i wouldnt wake up...
    angelemma angelemma 22-25 2 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    For those who want to know I do have a real

    illness I'm currently in a lot of pain with in my stomach on the Middle right side and it could be caused by alcohol poisoning or 9 other problems, I've been to the hospital they done a blood test came positive with no bad out come which happened Saturday I now have three days...
    demiLee94 demiLee94 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 6

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    Illness

    I had been ill for a very long time in my life, I was diagnose with a chronic illness at the age of 16 and had just basically had to live with it.  Life is very devastating to me because of the obstacles that I have to face, being ill has been very hard and crippling for me...
    moneelove moneelove 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    One In a Million

    I have a rare illness called Takayasu Arteritis. It is an illness where the Aorta and its branches Calcify. I have had two major surgeries a year for eight years. I had bi-lateral carotid bypasses done, right bracial artery bypass done, both femoral bypasses done and replaced...
    BarbSp BarbSp 46-50 Oct 13, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have reactive Depression that kicked in when my Dad was diagnosed. Things got even worse when my Mum left him for an alcoholic who uses her for sex. My family have fallen apart...
    tinyheart8888 tinyheart8888 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    A few months ago I overdosed on two boxes of paracetamol. I just went to school like normal because I knew it would take a few days to kill me. After a few hours I told one of my...
    FeedingTheWolves FeedingTheWolves 13-15, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    People confuse depression with just general sadness. You cannot just try to feel better or cheer up. When you are depressed, you feel hopeless, helpless, lonely, misunderstood, you...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I just had a debate with Jehovah's Witness about anxiety and depression. They provided the following bible verse: [Matthew 6:25-34 34: Therefore don't worry about tomorrow, for...
    LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have narcissism and bipolar , these 2 collide which lead me thinking im great all poweful ect.. the narcissism makes me emit this through my actions which is strange because you...
    andrewsomeone andrewsomeone 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have had so much to be ungrateful and so very little to be thankful for.. I am living in a world where i am not in control.. I hate everything about my stupid illness and i cant...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Mental illness changes you. You start to do things you always swore you'd never do. You get to a point you always sworw you'd never get to. You look back at who you used to think...
    RandomInkFlow RandomInkFlow 18-21, T 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was diagnosed when I was 13. And I've gotten worse and worse. It's so exhausting even getting to the toilet. Headaches every day, noise just goes right through me. My muscles...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    the anxiety is overwhelming, its days like today that I really have trouble pushing on. hard to find real reason to anyway.
    EvilPrincess87 EvilPrincess87 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Don't remember much of my dreams last night. The first one was very dark in atmosphere. My friends and I had bought a house together, but it was this really old house that was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I use to think it was OK for me to want someone to love me with the intensity I felt I might be able to love. I wanted to be the center of their world. Have them worship the ground...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I have a chronic illness it's hard to work through it.
    bradytales8530 bradytales8530 26-30, F Aug 24

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    I don't like to smoke it, but when I smoke it make me enter into some sorta of level where my thoughts should be written down on a paper of paper where I can gather a group of...
    silverboym silverboym 18-21 Aug 24

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    Why do woman all ways say child birth is the worst pain ever cos i beg to differ i think chronic pain and illness is after all childbirth only last a few hours chronic pain can...
    CandiceAllcoxx CandiceAllcoxx 26-30, T 2 Responses Aug 24

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    First time here. I don't really know what to say, just feel as if I don't say something I will go crazy. I am on so much medicine and the only outward symptom I have is my thumb...
    dees66 dees66 46-50, F Aug 22

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    I hate it when Im feeling depressed and my dad or sister tell me to snap out of it or use my willpower, or ull feel better when u talk a walk. they havent been through severe...
    sugarpuffs sugarpuffs 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Hi all! I do not have BPD but I am getting worried about Sarah, who is a friend of mine, and I am wondering if you could please help me? I think she has BPD because of the...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I was diagnosed as a functioning psychopath last month. The weeks leading up to that were full of surprising discoveries about myself. For example, I've always been curious how...
    reaperthejack reaperthejack 13-15, M Aug 20

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    Due to illness and medical issues I am out of work nearly 6 years, now since moving out of a bad environment and beginning to really focus on finding work I am very confused as to...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    Major depression, moderate anxiety and schizophrenia have affected my life since I was age six. I recently started a tumblr blog writing about how coping and suffering with these...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    Hello. I do not suffer from PTSD but am friends with someone who does and in his case it's actually C'PTSD. I would like to help him and provide him good advice on socializing...
    eternal22talibat eternal22talibat 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Hello. I do not suffer from PTSD but am friends with someone who does and in his case it's actually C'PTSD. I would like to help him and provide him good advice on socializing...
    eternal22talibat eternal22talibat 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Does Adhd count as a mentle illness or not?
    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 18

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    problem is they treat you like a case to study ,i am just a job to them,how could i trust some psychologist look at me as something have to be fixed ,i am not an object i am a...
    duffyjun duffyjun 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Those of u who have lots of serious mental problems. Do you talk about it with ppl? Do u let them know? Or do u keep completely quiet about it?? I tend to tell ppl but I'm...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 20 Responses Aug 18

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    I had a cluster of seizures and was intubated for 3 days. Caught aspiration pneumonia and stayed there for a week after I was home I noticed my breathing being different. Walking...
    nicoledn nicoledn 18-21, F Aug 18

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    i hate everything about this stupid illness BPD.. because of this i have lost friendships made my mom look like a terrible person. it is making me live like the "little boy who...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Hello. I do not suffer from PTSD but am friends with someone who does and in his case it's actually C'PTSD. I would like to help him and provide him good advice on socializing...
    eternal22talibat eternal22talibat 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    You arnt special. You don't get special treatment. Your devils fight them. And all this bullshit with these pill pushing therapist is getting out of hand. You have a personality...
    howmanylettercantiputhere howmanylettercantiputhere 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm glad for the first time in my life I can talk about my mental illness. For 40 years or so I have only had a few close friends that I can really talk to about "it". Even if I...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    They are never far from your mind as time heals the pain the happier memories replace the ones of illness and suffering
    Lifetolive38 Lifetolive38 36-40, M Aug 15

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    a few years back I was watching a news piece about the Belgian UFO wave starting in 1989. I had an unexplained extreme reaction when they showed one of the famous pictures of the...
    wickeddragon wickeddragon 36-40, F Aug 15

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    my whole life I was told there was something wrong with my body. I was too skinny, then I was too fat. my mom always said if she got fat, she'd kill herself. then told me I was fat...
    crazybipolarchick crazybipolarchick 36-40, F 3 Responses