Mental illness spike

I really wish folks would stop assuming and just ask me. Ask me why and I’ll answer…

I have conflict in my head all the time from growing up in a cult and so when something false gets said my head starts spinning out of control. I know im fucked up and I know there has to be a change but I can’t change if you don’t ask.

I’ve had very dark thoughts lately and though I may show I am ok I am not. I’m very far from OK. My head is not in a good place and I don’t know how the fuck to get out of this place.

This month has been the darkest month of my entire life and the fake faces are exhausting the bull shit persona of being “OK” is exhausting.

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sashaadele1

My name is Sasha Adele Braden, a transgender woman, who is queer and living in freedom. I knew I was transgender at the age of five because my development just seemed off so I had an inclination something was very wrong. I was locked away because of shame and I decided that I was going to take my truth to the grave and never open up to anyone because I was full of fear. That all changed February 14, 2018, when it all came out. I’m free. I’m alive. I’m learning that life isn’t just eating, sleeping, having sex, and going to the bathroom but it is so much more! Learning that has been a blast! I am also co-managing a grassroots organization called, “REFLECT” and it is all about trans and nonbinary expression through community while being able to completely lean on allies. I am super stoked to be doing this and being a safe place for the queer community of Austin, TX. Look up my Facebook page “REFLECT” for more details. With all of that said, welcome to my life. I welcome all types of people and welcome all types of dialogue. So, drop a comment or two on a post every once In a while​ this blog is mainly just a way to let go of trauma from my past. Expressing it has helped me overcome things I thought I was never going to be able to overcome and I’m living in freedom for the first time in my life.

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