Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Red Flags And Rehab

A concoction of mental illness, addiction, and abuse

Photo by Zachary Keimig on Unsplash

I woke up to an empty bed. Stumbling to the bathroom, a pea-sized object embedded in my foot. A small, blue pill.

My boyfriend, who refused to use that label, came and went. If we weren’t together, he mandated I be alone as I was in that moment.



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Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Mental health advocate, anxiety juggler, abuse escape artist, maternal aura. Personal stories. Some hints of humor. A diamond in the rough is still a diamond.