I can’t let this beat me
I look in the mirror and don’t recognise the person I see, I know I’m in there somewhere the person I used to be, I don’t know if ill ever be the same again but I just want to be me.

I exist but I don’t feel alive.
Simple things like meeting a friend strikes fear inside my head, I avoid the phone and only feel safe in bed. When I’m asleep I can avoid things, then the morning comes and I fear what the day will bring…