I feel like I am constantly competing to be noticed by people. Not in the fame-hungry manner, but the ‘I don’t want to be the kid sat on his own at lunch’ type of way.
Finally, for the first time since 2010, I am starting to believe in myself. I am starting to understand that experiencing pain doesn’t have to be a permanent affair. Instead, I can let the wounds heal and the scars fade, taking with them a lesson in strength.