Pleasure in Leather


Deer leather shoulder bag, handmade by Katie.

As I'm sure many of you know by now that I live with severe depression and anxiety along with ADHD, OCD, and PTSD (damn, that's a lot of alphabet, lol), I can get down pretty easily and sink into the thoughts and feelings in my head. I get overwhelmed easily and then I shut down. It has been extremely difficult to find ways that help me cope. I've self-medicated for years with marijuana; doesn't really help, but a little buzz doesn't hurt, lol. I've gone to a good therapist who helps a lot, and I take several medications, but still I struggle with my mental health. I've tried stepping out of myself and trying all kinds of different things, but nothing seems to work. But I've recently found something that has helped me a lot — leather. Continue reading...

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