Health Confessions & Secrets
So much is written about female infertility and how when a woman can't have a baby its so often devastating to her. Much less is written about male infertility and how much it damages them. I am male and infertile and I suffer from as much shame and embarrassment as an woman who can't have a baby. Society often views women's role as a caregiver... [more]
I'm 19, 225 pounds, and I'm 5'5.
Sometimes I feel like such a whale. I hate the way I look sometimes. I wish I could learn to love myself and start doing daily exercise....
Ever since I was ten years old and my mother yelled at me for being overweight, I have always had fantasies about having an eating disorder. I would always try to starve myself as much as I could, but unfortunately, I was unable to cut myself off completely. I was in marching band in high school, so I had to keep up some kind of diet so that I... [more]
Ive always had problems with eating. ive always felt like i had to eat every secound. Now its like i eat just because. I wish , i hated food. couldn't stand to eat. I exercise, but the eating part is difficult. I want to hate food. I wanna lose weight. im going to replace it with somthing else. My mom says im just greedy, i think its a problem. I... [more]
I'm 15. Ever since I was little I've had a fascination with the study of dreams and sleep. Since I was about 6 or 7, I have had a great ability to stay up all night and most of the next day, only sleeping about 6-8 hours ever two days. I think that this may also be the reason I was so short as a child, (I come from a relatively average height... [more]
It's been over five years and I don't even consider cutting myself anymore but I am proud of the scars on my wrist and I think they look cool and i wish everyone would look at them but not anyone i know
I am about to lose my mind. I hate it. My parents don't take me seriously and I can't take it anymore.
I've been suffering from horrible, terrifying hallucinations for about 6 years now. I am 17. I'm scared to tell them my most horrifying ones. I tried to commit suicide when I was 13 years old because of it. Then I tried a year later. The last... [more]
I got out of treatment in April.
It's September now.
I've lost over 15 pounds, I can see my bones again, my hair is falling out, I'm not sleeping...
I have to face the inevitable...
The girl who helps everyone recovery, can't help but relapse...
Welcome back, Ana...
Really, believe me, I've tried. I'm 17 and have been struggling on and off with harming myself for nearly 8 years now and I don't know how to stop. I had gone almost a whole year without cutting myself, but after a few traumatic things that occurred recently, I've relapsed. I can honestly say I hate doing it, but I'm afraid to think that I've... [more]
I really want to finish college. I was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011. I'm over $10,000 in medical debt after doing a year of chemotherapy. I still have cancer.
I started having seizures again last week. I can't afford to go the doctor because I'm so broke from trying to pay off the medical bills from when I did have health insurance. I... [more]
Due to being abused physically and psychologically as well as bullied as a child, I experienced mild brain damage which caused me to develop mental illness.
The worst by-product by far is the tendency to think evil thoughts and/or carry out evil actions. I fantasize about torturing and killing people who have done wrong to me. I would never... [more]
That i cant do this anymore. Pretend to be strong. Pretend my life is uner control. I just lost my dad. I am going crazy. I feel like i am stuck in a hole that takes everything happy away. I am lost. Scares of whats to come. I can feel myself get weaker everyday. Eating diorder. Drug addiction. Could i get any worse. I use to be so alive. So... [more]
I eat then i throw up. i tried to kill myself twice. i overdose my antidepressants all the time.
but dont worry i am getting professional help
During this year I've been paranoid with calories,but I would eat. It never really affected me. In march I lost a lot of weight and started to feel really weak, but I got better because a friend helped me.
But now I'm just tired of trying to fight because no one cares and it sucks to feel ill every time I eat.
During this last I week I lost 10... [more]