Dusk before dawn

Confirming bias

I watched a show yesterday showing a mother having a delusional episode while her family was trying to hide her illness in real-time. She was dismissed and shunned and tucked away swiftly.

My trusty pushchair that did me well (red)

Immediate fear swelled in my chest. I related to her. Anything she said that was nonsensical to others at that moment was attributed to her mental illness first before attempts to understand her…

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Ashley Willies

Ashley Willies

I'm a 4th year medical student recovering from two strokes. I'm here navigating my new life & life in general. come follow me! join me! It'll be an adventure!