To preface, I want to explain my screen name. I'm a nerd. I like things like anime, D&D, etc. So I used a language called Drow when choosing what I'd go by on this site. Elendarin is the word in Drow literally translated to mean "enduring", but roughly translated to "stubborn", because I am tired of my mental heath knocking me out and kicking me while I'm down. It's a reminder that I'm going to keep moving forward, that I will not stop; I cannot allow my mental health to be a hindrance to my goals, my aspirations. I have things to do in this life, and because we're only given one, I've got one shot to get s--t done.
After seeing the post on the bodily injury through amputation: https://www.empowher.com/share/self-amputation/body-integrity-identity-disorder-the-strange-compulsion-self-amputate it reminded me ...
Elendarin commented on Veronica's post Self-Injury and Cutting