I'm in a writing slump. At the deep dark depths of writers block. And I know exactly where it came from. Have you ever written something so personal that it mentally exhausts you? That's what I did with the Munchausen Diaries. It took everything out of me. That's why I haven't written anything on it… Continue reading The Writing Slump.
I struggle daily with mixed emotions that I have towards my abusers. I also struggle daily with PTSD. I struggle with so much on the inside but I don't talk about it much. Either because I feel like it's petty - there's other kids out there who were abused more than me - what gives… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries: Part 8
To be an unwanted child is another level of hurt that no one should have to endure. When I was younger, I saw how much my mother and step mother didn't want me. I heard them when they told me my father didn't want me. And it made me not want myself. I didn't want… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries: Part 7
Most of my social media and distant friends/family thought me and my mother was doing great. Sometimes people told me how excited they were to see her and I finally bonding and reuniting after such a hard past. But it was all a facade. I don't really like putting my personal business out in the… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries: Part 6
This blog is going to address the paperwork in regards to my very first stay in a mental institution. I had no idea what was on these papers until I was old enough to request copies of them. When I did, the papers were shocking. My mother and step mothers accusations were completely false and… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries: Part 5
Not only did my mother steal my childhood by lying about me having mental illness. But she then tried to steal my child.
I almost died once. When I turned eighteen, I aged out of the foster care system and I moved in with my boyfriend at the time. Long story short, we were doing good for the first few months. Then he became a heavy alcoholic. Once night, we got into a fight that went too far… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries: Part 3
I loved to write when I was younger. I'm a published author now. My love for writing stemmed from my inability to tell adults around me what was happening to me. So writing about it was my form of free speech. I used to keep journals during the time that my mother and step mother… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries: Part 2
Munchausen by proxy definition: Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP) is a mental health problem in which a caregiver makes up or causes an illness or injury in a person under his or her care, such as a child, an elderly adult, or a person who has a disability. Because vulnerable people are the victims, MSBP… Continue reading Munchausen Diaries
If you've ever thought to yourself, "I'll die before I go back to the doctor because they don't listen to me, anyway" then this post is probably for you. And just to let you know ahead of time, this post is long. So bookmark it and come back to it later if you need more… Continue reading “But, you LOOK healthy,” says the doctor.