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Hospital Admission - Another Life Update

Hey friends. I posted about this on my Instagram so most of you (hopefully) follow me on there (@plastersforhearts). But I thought I'd write a short post going into a bit more detail. I will be going on a (hopefully) short hiatus as I will soon be admitted to an eating disorder unit in a hospital here in Cape Town. It took me a long time for me to come to the realization that I needed help. And so I am going to tell you the events that lead up to this realization.

(Trigger Warnings: depression, eating disorders)

After school ended about a week ago, I fell into a huge bout of depression. I won't go into too much detail, since I already have a post entitled "A day in my depressive episode". But in summary, I was so depressed that I couldn't get out of bed and ate the bare minimum to stay alive.

A few days into the holidays, I saw my psychologist. I was so down and I had no hope. I told him that I wanted to get better, but I didn't know how. He said that it was…

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