hi, i'm valerie. what can i say? idk. i was a very happy person until about a year ago. nothing specific happened besides me being sucky in school and becoming very stressed about it. but somehow that triggered this onslaught of insecurity and f'ed-up-ness. and then a bunch of other stuff happened, like the tearing apart of my family. i'd rather not get into it now, but someday. if i were joining any other day i'd have positive things to say, probably, but today is a bad day and because of that, i looked up this site today. out of desperation, maybe. i came here because i feel like i have nowhere else to go. and because in the bottom of my heart i have this desire to know if anyone cares about me. i guess that's all i really need to say.