Today, I’m proud to introduce someone someone who is also grappling with her illness, and learning how to live again. Now, Katie has been reluctant to commit to a regular schedule, so we just have to hope she’ll share more than this one piece with us.
For the moment, Katie can be found on twitter @katielemonhead. In a couple of hours we’ll hear more about her story. Here’s a brief bio she wrote:
My name is Katie. I’m 24 years old and I live in NY. I’ve struggled with mental illness since I was a child, but didn’t get help until I was 17. I finally received my real diagnosis at 24 and have been on a holistic treatment plan. This is the face of dysthymia, also known as persistent depressive disorder.
So let’s give Katie a warm welcome. She’s gonna beat this thing.
(Excuse the looks, I really need more people helping out here, especially a word press guru and a graphic designer. Lol. )