About Me: Female, 22, Sydney, Australia, member since Feb 2012
The medical field has always fascinated me. Theres been a fair few "medical conditions", i guess in my family.
I was born with a cleft palet. No one ever realises until i tell them, normally the lip is associated it, but i got lucky and only had a cleft palet. My cousin died from cystic fibrosis when he was 18, its something i have to be checked for before i have children to see if im a carrier. My uncle has schizophrenia, which was believed to be triggered from the things he saw working in the police force.
I suffered with depression for about 2 and half years, after my friend commited suicide and my parents separated when i was 14, all that mixed with starting a new school. I had thoughts of suicide but i never actually wanted to take my life, i was just in a very dark hole, that took my a long time to bring myself out of. I also suffer from anxiety, i kind of got hit with the ****** stick, haha. It does affect me badly at times, ill avoid social situations because i panic, and it affects my sleeping because of how stressed and anxious i have become over something.
I guess that's enough to give you a little insight and scare you away from me for now : ) I'll just add this, with all that aside, im a very down to earth person in regards to i wont judge you, and ill accept you for who you are. Im a good listener : )
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