Note to local friends: Some of you have expressed frustration because I talk about this stuff on the Internet but not in person. I generally feel uncomfortable bringing up my issues in conversation, both because it feels egotistical and because I don't think it will be acceptable, and there isn't anyone in my life right now that I can call up on the phone and say "My brain hurts, can we talk". I'm comfortable with other people bringing their stuff to me, no problem, but I can't do that easily myself.
I'm doing this because 1) I need to write about this 2) I don't feel comfortable talking about it in person with hardly anyone 3) I need a relatively safe place to write and 4) I'm attempting to stop freaking out people who don't need or want to deal with someone else's crazy.
I will do my best to keep my serious problems out of this space other than on this filter.
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