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So when I started writing/blogging again, I opened up about my not-so-healthy mental state. And as I’ve said before, I’ve been taking time away from everything…and everyone.

Still am, to be honest.

Some people might say this isn’t the healthiest course of action. …

In my downtime I’ve been working in Lightroom again and took u/rosnesk’s RAW photo from Reddit and came up with this edit.

I haven’t been okay… but that’s okay.

Because despite the last month or two (or three) of internal struggles, countless back-and-forth conversations in my head, and a buuuunch of almost-breakdowns, I’ve finally acknowledged and accepted it:

I’ve been depressed.

And no, not the self-harm kind of depressed. More like the…

SHAWN LU

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