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Drowning

Photo taken by a 30-something woman diagnosed with bipolar and depression among other things.

About this photo: I feel under water at the moment. Overwhelmed with feelings of anxiety. Pounded with terrible headaches nightly. I felt like I was doing better, but now I feel like I am losing control. I hope things calm down soon because they are starting to affect my family and my whole life. Perhaps if I can bring myself to open my eyes and look around, I will see the light that is just ahead of me as in this photo.

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2 comments on “Drowning

  1. II 4S Aopmrdd
    June 27, 2012

    a feeling of mystery

  2. Photographs by Peter Knight
    June 27, 2012

    Having suffered PTSD many years ago, reading this was very moving. There was light ahead for me and I got there! Great post :)

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