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Save Me

Photos taken by contributor SaveMeFromBPD, a 28-year-old woman who suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depression, and mild OCD. In 2010, she had a major breakdown and has been in and out of hospitals since, in both Europe and the Middle East. She has had some really traumatic experiences in the hospitals and in her life that have led her at times to self harm and attempt suicide. She is trying to hold on for her family, but it is not easy when she feels so hopeless. Something she does enjoy is creating art and poetry.

About these photos: “Taken 5 minutes ago in hospital where I lay and think is this all true? Who am I? Is it me in these photos? Have I changed since that fateful Saturday night just a few weeks ago, when I was violated in the most horrible and ugly way? 

I’m going through an upward and downward spiraling hell so I’m glad I’m in the hospital getting 24/7 help as and when I need it. One minute I’m broken down crying, then seriously angry and worked up, then today, totally numb. Physically I am doing better, but mentally there is a lot to work through. On top of everything else.

I feel like for once it’s someone else that’s really hurt me so I now don’t feel like hurting or doing anything to myself. It gives me more of a fight now to overcome all of these things and look after ME. I hope that will continue.

Find more from her at SaveMeFromBPD

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14 comments on “Save Me

  1. meticulousmick
    December 9, 2013

    Excellent pictures and good luck with whatever may lie ahead of you, MM 🍀

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    • savemefrombpd
      December 9, 2013

      Thank you so much 🙂

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  2. savemefrombpd
    December 9, 2013

    Reblogged this on Save Me From BPD and commented:
    A really nice post showing my recent portrait photos after the traumatic experience I had 10 days ago which is of course very fresh and it’s going to take some time to heal in many ways.

    Broken Light is an amazing blog! Be sure to check it out.

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  3. spencersamalvin
    December 9, 2013

    Thanks, SaveMe- I am struggling, too, and am with you in spirit. Hang in there! . . .

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    • savemefrombpd
      December 11, 2013

      Thank you very much. I am sorry to hear that you are having a hard time too. I only wish you the very best.

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      • spencersamalvin
        December 11, 2013

        Great pictures, by the way . . .

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      • savemefrombpd
        December 14, 2013

        thx!

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  4. librarylady
    December 9, 2013

    Hang in there. Keep taking pictures and writing. You’re pictures speak.

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    • savemefrombpd
      December 11, 2013

      Thank you very much. I shall continue. I’m doing art again too that also say a lot. It’s really good to express myself… As hard as it can be to delve in to things. But it’s a positive outlet in the end.

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  5. ctpublishingco
    December 11, 2013

    Reblogged this on C&T Publishing Company.

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  6. Paula McLane Jennings
    December 11, 2013

    Great photos. I especially like the one with the eye. I’ve been through abuse too and I understand what you are going thru. Keep writing, keep talking and keep creating art.

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    • savemefrombpd
      December 16, 2013

      Thank you very much.

      I hope you are doing well x

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  7. Tina Gr
    August 19, 2014

    Great pictures! From the bottom of my heart i wish you to get better and better and to keep expressing all thess bad feelings through the art and creativity and eventyally to feel more relief..!! i am sure that you try a lot…xxx

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    • savemefrombpd
      September 6, 2014

      Thank you very much! I am glad you enjoyed the photos.

      All the best to you too.

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