Putting Yourself First aka The You Matter Too Blog

I’ve always seen my own value through the eyes of others. I’ve tried to be the best friend/confidant I can be. I take pride on always being there for my loved ones, my friends, hell even strangers. I don’t like knowing anyone is suffering or in pain. I like to think the best thing about me is my compassion, my empathy for others.

Mind you, I haven’t always been the best friend either. There’s been plenty of times I’ve had my head stuck up my own ass that I couldn’t see outside my walls and bubbles I live in when the time calls for it. But that doesn’t mean I don’t care. It doesn’t mean that I don’t love you. But sometimes I have to put myself first.

In fact, I should do it more often. Continue reading

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Being Mental is Fun!

Hey all. I hope everyone is well. Myself? Well today I’m not entirely sure. The old brain is playing games with me. I’m thinking about her again. I haven’t heard from her in a month. I guess I’m invested in someone again. Which sucks because I get all insecure. I’m so used to being self reliant, not letting anyone get too close. But noooo I had to be silly and open up again. 

Not that opening up is a bad thing. In theory it’s a fantastic thing. Actually it feels fantastic! But it’s all the bad stuff that comes with it. I ALWAYS fall for women who are unavailable. Or taken. Usually taken. 

I’m such a fuckin idiot. 

I don’t know what to do. I don’t know anything right now. I’m sure I’ll be okay later. Being crazy is fun isn’t it? Turning mountains into molehills is great! Obsessing over shit is fantastic. Not being able to sleep is wonderful! 

I’m sorry if this blog comes across as me complaining. I suppose I am, but fuck it I need to get shit off my chest. It’s really shit not having anyone to talk to. Well there is my psychiatrist, but I never seem to be going through anything dramatic when I have my monthly teleconference. One of the great advantages of being in the Disability pension is being able to have free teleconferences. It took me years to find a half decent shrink. Finding a good GP is nigh on impossible. Doctors wanna throw pills at you and not actually get to what the actual problems are. 

I suppose I’m still living with a lot of the past stuff. My self confidence comes and goes. I hate feeling so fucking insecure. Some days I’m tops. I can conquer the world and everything I touch turns to gold. But there’s always the inevitable crash. And my God doesn’t it suck! Those are the days where I could sleep all day. It’s better than slicing myself up like I used to. In a way I’m lucky that I cut myself in places that are not easily to see. I’m just imaging the looks I could get having scars all over the place. 

Ugh I’m just thinking too much like always. 

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Sometimes it’s too much aka the Bursting at the seams blog

One of the biggest issues I have in my struggles with Borderline Personality is the overwhelming nature of everything I feel. I’m talking every single thing I feel. It’s all or nothing. It’s so damn frustrating. I hate it. It’s like I can see how I’m behaving or where my mind is taking me and I’m just a damn passenger. I alienate so many people in my life. People whom I like I push away. Or I scare them off. Or I try just so damn hard to make them like me. God I hate it. Continue reading

Emotions = Abundance of Writing

Hey everyone, I hope you’re all doing great and you’re staying strong. As for me, things are complicated, but ain’t they always? 🙂

Anyway, I’ve been channelling my emotional insecurity and lust and all that other aweseome stuff into some writing. I’ve decided to share it with you. I hope you like it.

Feel free the give me some feedback, I’d love to be able to refine it and make it better. Continue reading

Distractions aka You can’t hide forever

As those who have been reading my blogs as of late can attest, I have been going through a bit lately especially in regards to emotional instability. I haven’t been like this in what feels like ages. Maybe this is what I get for not taking my meds for a few days.

Anyway, I’ve been devoting a lot of my time to trying to find ways to think about something else.. hell anything else really. I’ve discovered some awesome new bloggers on WordPress, and also been channeling all of the anxiety and tension and god awful neediness into writing more and more. In fact, I haven’t written this much in ages. So I have that to be thankful for at least.

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Another Year In The Bag…

Hey,

As the end of 2014 dawns upon us I figured it was time to reflect on this year… at least in anticipation of the new year. That’s what people do don’t they? Fucked if I know but I’m gonna do it anyway.

It was a year of great progress and serious setbacks. I’m going to try to focus on the positives if I can but I make no promises.

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Caring Too Fast aka The Getting Ahead of Myself Blog

Hey guys,

Sometimes I wonder if I can even care about people. It’s like I’ve built all these walls and hidden behind so many masks over the years, all in the vain hope that I’d be protected from some hypothetical harm that could happen. And sometimes I fall hard. More than I wanted to. It’s only really happened a couple of times in my whole life. Therein lies the dilemma. I care too much. And it drives me crazy. When I’m not interested in anyone I’m confident with myself and there are no complications… besides being lonely.

But then something comes along and it ruins everything. Continue reading

Coping Mechanisms

bfmh14-copy2Hey guys,

Well I’m deep in the clutches of insomnia so I figured I’d kill some time by writing something. It started with some poetry, mostly about someone special, and turned into this blog.

Today I’m going to discuss coping mechanisms I’ve used over the years and I’ll elaborate on how they’ve affected me. I hope this proves both insightful and interesting.

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Quieting those voices

bfmh14-copy2Hey guys,

Now a question I often get asked is how do I stop those voices in the back of my mind? The ones who say that you’re not good enough, not smart enough, not pretty enough…

Well the answer isn’t a simple one, but here’s my two cents on it. Continue reading

Journeys and Adventure aka the BPD love blog :P

bfmh14-copy2Hey guys, how is everybody doing?

Well today I’ve decided to write about struggles of self, self image and what people with mental illness often deem as their own insignificance. I also like to call it my invisibility powers. One of the biggest problems I have is with my self image is inexplicably linked with my insecurity and self-confidence. I often in my own desire to love and acceptance tend to try too hard if that makes sense. As much as I’d like to be able to “play it cool” I just don’t seem to have it in me. I know I’m not really invisible, but it feels like it sometimes. And all this reflection was triggered by an interest in a particular lady.. and an episode of Doctor Who.

This one gets a little personal folks, so don’t read if you don’t want to know. You’ve been warned.  Continue reading