eyeI’m guilty of it, and know that I am not the only one out there who identifies themselves as mentally ill.  But, there comes a time when it can become obsessive, or all consuming, and your illness defines your being.

Yeah, most of us have to take medication on a regular basis which is a constant reminder of our condition but, try and let any compulsion to over identify with your mental illness go.

You are a mutifaceted, complex, human being who, despite the fact you may suffer from a mental illness, you must know that there’s a lot more to the the enchilada than that.

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