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My Story Isn't Over
Published in Australia
Non-Fiction - Biography and Autobiography, Mental Health

Print: 978-1-925959-04-8
ePub: 978-1-925959-05-5
Smashwords: 978-1-925959-05-5
Mobi: 978-1-925959-06-2

Date of Publication: 04 Jun 2019
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My Story Isn't Over

Natasha Simon

Published by Moshpit Publishing

Find out more about Natasha Simon: Author's website | Facebook | Other





Synopsis

My Story Isn’t Over

A writer uses a semicolon when they could have finished a sentence with a full stop; but decided to keep going.

In Suicide Awareness and Mental Health the “;” symbol represents “I’m not done” or “My Story Isn’t Over”. This symbol saved my life. This symbol changed my life and this symbol became my life.

A look at some serious mental and physical conditions from a quirky personal perspective. This is like a Mental Health Handbook for non-clinicians. It contains chapters dealing with the following topics and more:

  • Anxiety
  • Mania
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • BiPolar
  • PTSD
  • Bullies
  • Suicide

This book can be read as a stand-alone book or as a continuation after:

The Bi-Polar Express’ and ‘Panic Stations along The Bi-Polar Express’.

 

MY ANXIETY

It is odd that when having a panic attack, I am so worried about dying that I get more worked up, but when I am depressed, I want to die and when I am manic, I feel like nothing can kill me.



They say depression is about the past and anxiety is about the future. Leaving mania to be about the present?





WHAT DOES MANIA FEEL LIKE?

(I am in no way advocating drug use or energy drinks)



In order for a Neuro-typical to feel what it is like to have a manic episode they should drink 4 red bulls in a row, then have a line of speed, then 2 lines of cocaine and then a little LSD and ride the high. 9 times out of 10 that mixture of poison should create a simulation of manic episode. And 9 times out of 10 the person will crash hard and fall into a mini depression. Now they can understand a day in the life of having BiPolar.



We deal with that every day.



Want to walk in our shoes?



Understanding, empathy and support, are what we need from others. For people to get that if you want to feel our mania, you pay to get the drugs, you choose to get high; we don’t. We pay for the drugs to stop the highs.





CHAPTER 14 – ONE DARK HOUR

People say, “Hurt people hurt people”. I adjusted the saying to “Hurt people hurt people, but hurt people can help people”.





CLOSURE

I Googled how to get closure and I couldn't find anything which was very annoying because I had no closure.







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