Diagnosis Story 7: Stumbling into diagnosis

Today’s diagnosis story comes straight from the dark recesses of the internet. The Author has requested to remain anonymous due to the legitimate fear of damage to professional reputation working in the mental health field. Unfortunately, this is a story I’ve heard often. Anecdotally, it seems the types of jobs where it is LEAST safe to disclose are those of health professionals.

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“It helped me realize I am not alone.”

Anonymous Diagnosis Story:

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Diagnosis Story 6: I was right all along

Today’s story comes from Chris in Santa Fe. Chris is an artist who wasn’t officially diagnosed until age 44.

We’ve got 50 gazillion things telling us what’s wrong: you didn’t, you don’t etc…. For me that all goes away when I interact with 1 thing that feels right.

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Here’s a picture of a cheeseburger I made a cat face on

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Diagnosis Story 3: I always felt there was more to it

Today’s guest diagnosis story comes from 26 year old Maggie.

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“While the 10 or so different diagnoses I’ve received over the years have indeed been mostly valid and descriptive of what I was experiencing at the time, I always felt that there was more to it. More than being mostly introverted. More than being anxious. More than being highly sensitive.” Continue reading