There's No "I" In Vegan

molly. 23. Ⓥegan. married to my best friend. nursing school. struggling with severe depression and a panic disorder. running a bully breed rescue.

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Animals Slaughtered:

0 marine animals
0 chickens
0 ducks
0 pigs
0 rabbits
0 turkeys
0 geese
0 sheep
0 goats
0 cows and calves
0 rodents
0 pigeons and other birds
0 buffaloes
0 dogs
0 cats
0 horses
0 donkeys and mules
0 camels and other camelids

It is awful to want to go away and to want to go nowhere.
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath. (via wordsnquotes)

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The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever.
Nina LaCour, Hold Still (via larmoyante)

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Asker Anonymous Asks:
Hey. I'm very sorry that you're having a hard time, but that post about "needing a pill to function isn't living" is offensive. My mom and my best friend have both been on anti-depressants for half of their lives. They are living. They are high functional and most days, like 49 out of 50 days, they are in a happy, healthy place. I'm sorry that it can feel like taking medication is a weakness or that taking meds that aren't even working is a weakness, but it's not. It never is, for anyone.
theresnoiinvegan theresnoiinvegan Said:

Try being the person with the mental illness. I don’t care what you find offensive, you’re not the one living with depression, anxiety, and suicidal tendencies.. Let the victims of mental illness speak for themselves. The last thing I need is some asshole trolling my posts telling me what I should say about MY OWN mental health issues.

I’m so happy your mother and best friend live functionally, I do not. I’m on meds, I’ve tried others. My husband carried me out of the wet shower into our bed last night because I couldn’t stand and was having a panic attack; something along these lines happens to me almost every single day. Do not speak to me again.

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1: You are not lazy, you are ill.

2: You are not selfish for taking care of yourself.

3: You are not arrogant for loving yourself.

4: It’s okay to feel sad, but it’s not okay to let the sadness win.

5: Your worth isn’t defined by if a person does or does not love you.

6: Do not put all of your happiness into one person. Ultimately you have to be your own hero.

7: A healthy person does not wish to be sicker. There is no such thing as “not sick enough”.

8: It’s okay to be alone every once in a while.

9: A bad day doesn’t equal a bad life.

10: Sometimes not giving into your addictions will make you feel worse in that moment than if you had given in, but honestly, the worst days in recovery are better than the best days in relapse.

11: Strategies and techniques are your new best friend.

12: Eating doesn’t mean you’re weak.

13: Not eating doesn’t mean you’re strong.

14: The words ‘f*ck it’ do come in handy once in a while.

15: Your feelings are valid simply because you’re feeling them. You do not need to justify yourself.

16: Never feel guilty for being sad because “someone has it worse than you”.

17: People are not perfect. They will offend you, hurt you and let you down from time to time, but this can be from lack of understanding; it does not mean that they don’t love you.

18: You are not a burden.

19: You have to learn to love yourself before you can fully love someone else.

20: Do not let your illness define or limit you.

21: Don’t be afraid to walk away from toxic relationships/friendships.

22: Do the things you love. Every. Single. Day.

23: It’s okay to be different.

24: Good things can, do, and will happen to you.

25: Recovery is not about being strictly happy, it’s about learning to become whole.

26: You cannot change the past, but you can learn from it. So stop analyzing it and wondering about what you could’ve or should’ve done. Learn to let go.

27: Letting go isn’t a one time thing, you need to do it over and over again.

28: The bad things people say about you, actually are reflections of what they think of themselves, not you.

29: Everything seems bad when it’s 3am.

30: You’re not worthless, you’re priceless.

31: One day this pain will all make sense to you. There are things you need to learn.

32: Ultimately it’s only your opinion of yourself that matters. Do what makes YOU happy.

33: U hella rad.

Things I’ve learned in recovery. (via pain-is-temporary-keep-fighting)

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You are meant to fight. When you are sick, your body fights for its right to function. When you hold your breath, your body fights for its right to breathe. There are billions of tiny events—from the surface of your skin, down to the very cells of your body—that have to happen in order for you to be simply sitting here today. If your most minuscule parts haven’t given up yet,

Why should you?

lacigreen:

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submissivefeminist:

If you think this isn’t the damn truth you should know that a few years back, my campus newspaper ran an article that said fat women should be grateful for rape because it’s the only way they’ll ever feel worthy of a man’s attention.

I shit you not.

yeah, I’ve been told on multiple occasions during casual conversations that I’m not pretty/skinny enough to be raped, so that’s a thing

this disgusts the core of my being.

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