Originally posted on Facebook on Sept. 11, 2017. Hello friends. So this week is Suicide Prevention Week, which started with World Suicide Prevention Day yesterday. I speak out about this because I don't want anyone else to feel alone like I did. People are always surprised when they find out. "You seem so happy all … Continue reading #IWasMadeFor: World Suicide Prevention Day 2017
Here’s a little secret most people don’t know about me. I can’t even count the number of times I almost died. This is not an exaggeration. People ask me, how could you want to just end everything? You have your whole life ahead of you, you’re good at writing, and you’re so happy all … Continue reading So I’m turning 28.
I know it's been a long time since I've really blogged, but I'm doing so, so much better than I was. Sometimes I need to do things other than blog. I've been back in therapy for six months now. I've been moved out for almost 5 years. I saw three different counselors in Colorado - … Continue reading This is a story about the unexpected.
You know people who talk about the dark night of the soul? Yeah, that. It doesn't just exist in fiction. I try not to complain. I'm naturally an optimist. But 2015 has been an incredibly difficult year. I've lost several people, not to death, but to change. I don't know which is harder, honestly. I … Continue reading The darkest days of the year
My friends all know I am obsessive. If you know me at all, you've heard more than you ever wanted to know about Harry Potter, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Del Taco, and The Thorn. My friends tease me about my obnoxious love for my birthplace in Southeast Texas, and the fact that the guy who played … Continue reading Obsessions and yellow paint