Mental_illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

April 13, 2016

Reads: 61

Shelves: 1

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taken from my book, "Interstate Freedom" Read More
Isabel is a teenage circus performer doing her act at an amusement park during the summer. What many people do not know though is that Isabel has depression and has been cutting. It is a summer full of friends, religion, and mental illness for Isabel. Read More
Viernes has depression but only she knows it. When she gets in a car accident, her aunt begins to get suspicious. Viernes now has to figure out how to convince her aunt that the accident was just a coincidence. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2015

Reads: 242

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes, you have to face your demons alone. *Reached 100 Reads: 3/26/2016* Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 17, 2015

Reads: 398

Comments: 11

Shelves: 2

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I can feel frozen in time, while the hands of time still march on. *Reached 100 Reads: 6/4/2016* Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 19, 2015

Reads: 213

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My first night staying in a homeless shelter Read More

Reads: 369

Shelves: 1

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This is the story of one girls journey from addict and mental issues to recovery Read More

Reads: 126

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Inner beauty is much more important than outer beauty, no matter what society shoves down our throats. This is the story of three very different men deal with their reflections and their internal monologue as to what they think of themselves. Read More

Reads: 214

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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"Pain is never permanent but tonight it's killing me"- Neck Deep, "December". This is another very personal piece that I wrote tonight after listening to some sad songs and feeling emotional. I've had the title for this in mind for a long while but never quite knew how to write… Read More

Reads: 175

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

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This is different from what I normally do. This is completely non fiction. Everything I've wrote about is true and it did happen. A lot of this stuff I still struggle with every day. You might be asking yourself, "Why open yourself up like this to world?" Because, not only… Read More

Reads: 474

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Addie Larsen has had enough problems. She has been depressed so her mother forces her to enter the Miss America pageant. She never expected to win though. On the night of her crowning, the vehicle she was in was struck by a drunk driver, leaving her paralyzed. Now, she must… Read More

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

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Anxiety can be a tough demon to tackle. Read More

Reads: 74

Shelves: 1

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A letter written to Bipolar Disorder, from the perspective of someone who has it. Read More

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

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The relationship between alcohol and lost love. Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

July 27, 2015

Reads: 241

Shelves: 1

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Yet another short story about mental instability. Read More
Some thought provoking opinions on the way society handles individual differences Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

July 06, 2015

Reads: 258

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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It was 1am so I wrote about a mentally unstable girl who got lost in the forest and...well... Read More
Millicent hates being a princess. There are so rules that she never gets to do what she wants. Why in the world would God make her a princess? Surely there are better people for the job. In fact, life would probably be better for Millicent if she were to run… Read More

Short Story / Humor

June 09, 2015

Reads: 189

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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"Crazy" is a short story found in a new book I'm working on entitled, Stories from the Nuthouse. Read More
Aisha and her twin sister Heidi have recently moved from New York City to a small town because their dad is tired of being haunted by memories of their mother who died in a car accident. Their dad is sure that this new community is part of God's plans for… Read More

Reads: 119

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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"Hi! I'm Olivia, but my friend calls me Liv! I'm eighteen and I have a pet tortoise named Ruski! I love to paint and sleep. If you have anymore questions, please ask my roommate and best friend, Marcy! Bye now!" Liv has lived her entire life under the protection of… Read More

Poem / Horror

May 16, 2015

Reads: 86

Shelves: 1

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A relationship? A mental illness? A monster? A psychopath? Take your pick. Read More

Reads: 255

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Rosalie has just been asked to mentor a new student at school. She had no idea that the girl would have cuts all over her face and major problems. Will she ever be able to introduce the girl to Jesus? Read More
Sometimes charming, sometimes raw, this is a collection of poetry from a woman who has been diagnosed with manic-depression. She takes us on an unexpected journey from the dreams of a little girl, to the abuse victim, to the ultimate survivor in spite of her trials. She speaks frequently of… Read More
Ivy (aka Abby Floyd) has vowed to remain an anonymous Christian writer in order to give all glory to God. It is better that way since she also writes about mental illness. But it is certainly hard to stay anonymous when people ask such personal questions. Read More

Reads: 221

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Lately, I have gotten a lot of comments from people questioning the real me. This is a blog post about the real me. Read More

Reads: 95

Shelves: 1

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While I'd rather write fantasy I have the urge to write something from my own life. This is just a short diddle really of some feelings. I have had a life surrounded by drugs, alcohol and in recent years suicide. I'd like to write about it but because it's so… Read More
Not exactly a poem, but in poem form. More just a short shot of emotions and words from the little voice in everyone's heads. Read More
Tatiana is doomed. She is to report to the studio tomorrow to begin filming her TV show but there is just a small problem. She has been cutting and pulling out her eyebrows. What is going on with her? And how does God fit into her problems? Read More
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