Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

My Mental Health Diagnosis was Fifteen Years in the Making

How a diagnosis finally helped me understand the events that unfurled parts of my life.

Photo by David Marcu on Unsplash

Fifteen years can go by in the blink of an eye, or it can feel like you’ve been walking through thick mud. For someone struggling with undiagnosed depression and anxiety, the latter is likely true. That’s how it was for me, anyway.

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We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Colleen T.

Colleen T.

Writer of nonfiction & narrative. Lover of language and creative endeavors. Mother of twins.