Do I Really Want Out of My Disorder?

A few years ago, I filled out by birth date details into a "numerology calculator" that would, supposedly, tell me all about my personality and the state of my life from these, actually pointless, numbers. Of course, if you're into numerology, I mean no harm or offence. However, this website was barely functional, and frankly,  … Continue reading Do I Really Want Out of My Disorder?

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My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)

As I sit in the general practitioner’s room, I scratch at the frayed material of the seat beneath me and hear my heartbeat in my ears as I wait to finally, finally be fixed. The mental health consultant I’m seeing has been assigned to me through a series of phone calls, appointments, and waiting lists. … Continue reading My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)

The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Having Trichotillomania // A Beginner’s Guide to a Trichy Life

For about the past decade, I've suffered with a disorder called Trichotillomania. Here's the NHS definition if you want to know more about it, and here and here are my past posts about the subject, if you want to know more from the horse's mouth (or mine. whichever). I'm not going to spend time explaining … Continue reading The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Having Trichotillomania // A Beginner’s Guide to a Trichy Life

End of Reality

I do not feel real.  What a ridiculous thing to say, I know. But I can't escape the feeling that something is definitely, definitely wrong. I feel spaced out. I feel dissociative. I feel wrong. I'm not sure what to go about calling it, just all I know is that I feel like my hands … Continue reading End of Reality