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‘A day will come when the story inside you will want to breathe on its own….

....that’s when you’ll start writing’ Sarah Novke



....I have been diagnosed with a brain disorder which impairs my thinking. The reason I am writing about it is because I want to help banish the stigma of mental health. It is extremely difficult to live with, but I am trying my best to make the most of life and want to encourage those who are struggling to stay strong. I want to live a fulfilling life and I am trying my best for my diagnosis not to control my life but instead to be something that I have to accept. It’s taken me a long time to get to this stage, I’ve been angry at the world and at God for so long asking why me why can’t I just be normal? But then I realise that I am strong enough to share with the world my journey and hope to encourage others to do the same. I realise that by keeping my journey hidden I am apart of the problem and not the solution and so to be an advocate for mental health and for ‘I Can Relate’ I feel I have to be vocal and share my truth. I struggle with the simplest of tasks for example communication, staying organised because my brain is confused but I am learning ways to adapt for example writing lists, and keeping a journal. I take medication to help me with my condition. It is also important for me to share this because I feel then that I can truly heal. Instead of masking my condition my friends and family and those that support ‘I Can Relate’ can understand me more. I want to make a difference, I want those that are suffering in silence to know that there are others who relate x

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