I moved in with Kirk on June 17 but I didn't know that until a week or so later when I returned to OM household, I felt I was not heard or believed about the ongoing abuse by the hands and mouth of my sister. Never mind the things they didn't know, that I haven't spoken about. When I was collecting my possessions, I had a blanket that I had used the whole time I had the couch as my bed. It was a source of comfort, I cried in it for months. It was taken from my arms.
"I have Fibromyalgia - thank you for being considerate," diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2018, I am still struggling to understand my illness and learn to cope with my pain.
In spring 2022, I was diagnosed with chronic depression, c-PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder. Everyday was yesterday in my mind & in the flashbacks I was routinely suffering through. Three months after my second suicide attempt, I moved to a new community to begin my healing journey.
is an homage to my favorite childhood book series, Martine. I love the symbolism of the hot air balloon that I, Mallory, am navigating life with chronic illness while on a healing journey.