Please, listen

Dear Insurance Provider, I thought you might be interested to know that I just left my intensive outpatient therapy in tears. You’re probably also interested as to why this is a concern of yours. It’s a concern of yours because you decided that you were not allotting me anymore days for treatment. Apparently you, knower […]

When I’m tired

“That’s the thing I want to make clear about depression: It’s got nothing at all to do with life. In the course of life, there is sadness and pain and sorrow, all of which, in their right time and season, are normal — unpleasant, but normal. Depression is an altogether different zone because it involves […]

Continuing the conversation

A few days ago my sister sent me this post. If you haven’t already read it… you should immediately. After reading it I felt as though I needed to keep the conversation going and write about my own struggles with depression. For those of you who read my blog or follow me on social media, […]

Before we reach for hate

I woke up this morning per usual. Snoozed all my alarms, sighed to my dog to try and gain some sympathy but all he wanted was food and then began the ritual of checking Instagram and Twitter (I save Facebook for later) before getting out of bed. As I scrolled through my Instagram feed, I […]

A letter to me

In a little over a week I will be the big two five. The other day my best friend and I were discussing things that we wish we could have told ourselves growing up based on what we know now. In honor of twenty-five and the person I am now compared to the person I […]