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I’ve got so much to tell

My life changed forever when my mom died -- I became very depressed. I was in a dark place in my mind. I...

Dec 12, 2018

Looking for answers

It was in November 2017 when everything in my life came crashing down around me. When my world went dark, it was like a light switch being flicked off....

Dec 5, 2018

Coming back together again

I was diagnosed as a kid with A.D.D. I was always losing focus. I also hit puberty young, so with that came the pimples....

Nov 28, 2018

But you’re so fit

As a competitive CrossFit athlete, and fitness professional, people are often shocked when I open up to them about my struggles with mental illness; specifically my anxiety and depression. “You’re...

Nov 21, 2018

Raw and Open: BPD Feels Like A Life Sentence

It seems that as the number of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) rises, so...

Nov 15, 2018

Remembering Our Military

Rwanda will never end and I will never be free. I know there is no remedy for what I saw, what I did...

Nov 11, 2018

Mind Games

The thoughts you don't want, the thoughts you don't like, The thoughts that you know, it’s all so alike. The hollowness, emptiness, your thoughts so sad, It feels so real, you feel...

Nov 7, 2018

Raw and Open: Are we attached to our trauma?

Everyone has a favourite thing or attachment. It could be an old, worn out sweatshirt or...

Nov 1, 2018

OCD and me

My OCD began to develop at the age of seven, around the time of my Grandma's death. I have been very lucky with my upbringing as I have a...

Oct 31, 2018

Dear depression, it’s over

It's been a long 21 years. I can't say I'm going to miss you. You had my full attention. We met 21 years ago when I...

Oct 24, 2018

Raw and Open: My first loss to suicide

Aside from my own first attempt at age eight and a few subsequent overdoses, I was relatively untouched by suicide until I was...

Oct 18, 2018

That was a lie

Dear Depression; We’ve known each other for a long time now. As a child I first met you through the distance in my young mother’s eyes as she struggled with...

Oct 17, 2018