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When I started getting ketamine infusions last fall, I was barely hanging onto my life. There were days when I needed help getting dressed before I could leave the house. During the infusions, either Jim or Woody would sit next to me, and I’d hold their hand while I dissociated for an hour. Every weekContinue reading “rebuild”


I know that this seems like such an easy, uncomplicated thing to do for some people, but not for me. I want to be confident, strong, covered with protective armor, and it can be difficult to admit to myself when someone’s words hurt, or actions, or lack of actions. We are conditioned to view crying,Continue reading “hurt”


Woody asked me, “why are you laying on the floor?” I think I dissociated, I don’t remember how I got there. I’ve been fighting a war with my head + heart. And I think the weight of it all has caused me to collapse, again. I was healing, getting stronger. Now I feel like I’mContinue reading “floor”

Hang on

Sometimes I want to disappear. But then I remember who I am, and that this world needs me. Whether I positively impact one person or one million… I have to hang on. Be well, be kind, hang on. Xo Cassie


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I’m Cassie. I have I have Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD) with Persistent Majority Depressive Episodes, PTSD, Treatment Resistant Depression and generalized anxiety disorder. This blog is most importantly for people who battle mental illness, but also for those trying to understand.

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