“You will be scared of all kinds of things, of spiders and clowns and eating alone, but your biggest fear will be that people will see you the way you see yourself.“
Hi and welcome to Sadness and Wanderlust. This is a blog where I will write about everything from depression to dreams, eating disorders to exploring the world.
I will try to make it clear which posts contain particularly sensitive content, as well as trigger warnings, however, I must warn that the themes may occur throughout my posts. This is because my mental health issues, namely my eating disorders and depression, are a huge part of my life. Although the topics differ, some posts, but not all, may contain thoughts or experiences of Depression, Anxiety, Self-harm, and Suicide. Therefore, I must say trigger warning for all of those.
I have long suffered from mental illnesses; I have been through Anorexia, Bulimia, depression, self-harm, and anxiety to name a few. There are days on which I struggle to see the purpose of my being, to see why I should be alive. That is partly why I set up this blog; writing helps me to make sense of my feelings and process them in a way that doesn’t involve so many tears and breakdowns.
Despite my issues and the fact that on some days I can barely get out of bed, I am adventurous. I have days where I am fearless. Days where I book a flight to the other side of the world and make plans to travel alone for a few months.
Through my posts, I hope you will get to know me better, and understand the struggles I have been through. It is a blissful wish that my writing may be able to help someone else other than myself. There is hope even in my saddest stories for they are evidence that even the weakest person I know can muster the strength to get through.
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