Life of Rage

Low Functioning Symptoms & a High Functioning Mind

Posted by Ragel Ibarra on

My mind is ready to go but there's this heavy weight on my ankle, keeping me inside, telling me to hide away and to it tells me, "this world isn't for you."

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When I say I’m Tired

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Today is one of my down days. I keep looking at people I love and having conversations in my head. ”If you’re tired of me, I am too.” This conversation in my head plays out as if I am sympathetic towards their role in my life, as if having to be around me is a burden on it’s own. Whether this is true or not (more likely not true), I find myself exhausted, not only for me, but for others around me. Its one thing to be chronically ill—to constantly fight myself and toggle between reality and ideality. It’s another...

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#thebeyoutymovement LOGO

Posted by Ragel Ibarra on

  I don't even know where to start. Many of you may be wondering what a mountain and a wave have to do with mental health, so here's the story behind that. I started off this page with the intention to provide a platform for my personal expression as well as yours. The mountain and wave design is actually a tattoo on my left ribcage. I got it tattooed on me during an impulsive episode, however, it's sentiment means more than anything to me. When I first started receiving treatment for my panic attacks, doctors and therapists would always ask...

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Taking the Step in Front of You

Posted by Ragel Ibarra on

Hey there! Thank you for your support and checking out my first blog post! My intentions with this blog are to help those understand what some may experience with mental illness. Mostly my experience—considering I can only speak specifically for myself. I’d only hope my story woudld inspire others to open up the conversation about mental health. I am diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Panic Disorder (PD). I know what you’re thinking—WTF. I even have a degree in Health and Human Sciences in Familiy &...

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