Falling in Love – Again

Here’s the thing about getting back together with an ex boyfriend. You really shouldn’t. At least that’s what I was telling myself after grabbing lunch with my ex. The conversation had gone well, civil and only a little cold. It was the hug...

Three Days Crazy: Night 1

This is the second installment of my Three Days Crazy series. You can read the first installment here. I stopped crying long enough to notice how hungry I was. I had no idea what time it was, the small rooms didn’t have clocks and my cell phone was locked away,...

Three Days Crazy: Day 1

When I finally made the decision to open my eyes, I was rewarded by a blinding light. I rolled over and grabbed for my soft down comforter. Instead, my hand found a rough knit blanket. Dread washed up my throat and into my mouth. I remembered where I was. I heard a...

Living With Mental Illness

Unfortunately, mental illness isn’t often something you beat. You can’t fix it or medicate it away. There’s a lot of talk about how to ask for help, how to prevent suicide, but I haven’t found much on how to live with your demons. Because my...

Married and Depressed: I Lost The Man of My Dreams

When I was 18, I met the love of my life. My soul mate, if you’re into that kind of thing. I met him on his 18th birthday, the day before his high school graduation. I had just finished my first year of college and was an absolute disaster of a human. But that...