The Myopic Mirror

I'm Claire from MN and WA. My selfies etc. I'm a white queer femme with SPD and PTSD and chronic illness. I'm a survivor and i process that on here a lot. I used to blog a lot of vintage erotica, and the archive for that is here: Vintage erotica I currently tag most common trigger warnings, just let me know if you want me to tag anything, I want to make people feel as safe as possible!

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scrawny-dyke replied to your photo “Trying to decide if I should waste this glorious outfit on punk show…”

they may not appreciate the thing on your shoulders to it’s fullest extent

But maybe I can start getting the punk scene into victorian capelets and by the time you get to olympia, it’ll be all the rage. 

madkingchristina replied to your post: Trying to decide if I should waste thi…

you should just wear this all of the time, it’s gorgeous

Thanks, I safety pinned this giant  victorian scarf my aunt gave me into a capelet because I was bored with all my cardigans. 

Trying to decide if I should waste this glorious outfit on punk show nerds.

Before AO3 I would painstakingly copy fanfiction chapter by chapter into a word doc before trips. My life is so much easier now

Quvenzhané Wallis for Armani Junior

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people who stigmatize self diagnosis dont seem to understand that diagnosing mental illness is not an exact science. essentially all u do to diagnose someone with a mental illness is look at a list of criteria and say “yup they fit these…


"I have self diagnosed PTS-"

Stop, no stop please.
You’re making a mockery of people who already suffer from mental illnesses.

I had to wait a few months to see someone for a diagnosis but when I went in they checked the same stuff I looked at when diagnosing myself. It was pretty obvious, you don’t need a medical degree to get that nightmares + flashbacks + avoidance of triggers + depression + severe anxiety = probable PTSD all of the symptoms started pretty soon after the traumatic event and were severe enough that I basically stopped functioning. Getting a diagnosis changed nothing and if I’d waited until I could see a professional to get diagnosed I would have been really stalled in my recovery. As it was I was able to find community, join (free) support groups and find the best therapist for me.
Basically self-diagnosis is awesome and we should support everyone who struggles with mental illness without this ridiculous gatekeeping.

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soooo thaumivore's adorable Dana/Vithya art totally made me ship it

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Vogue knitted lace dress is complete! Not without it’s share of drama and frustrations, but I love how she came out and the fit is great! Will be putting notes for my alterations on my ravelry page at HYMagic. Happy knitting!

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I am a pretty patient person but if there is one thing I will lose my shit over almost instantly it’s my computer/internet being slow my tolerance level is exactly 0 for that shit man I did my time in the 90’s/2000’s I don’t need any of this garbage

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Trigger warning under the cut for rape, victim blaming, homophobia,  ableism and descriptions of violence. 

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