please seek professional help if you are hurting (or maybe if you’re not)

I've somehow found myself in the very fortunate position of being someone to whom people reach out for advice every once in a while, and I want to take on that role as humbly and responsibly as possible. I've received a great deal of anonymous comments from readers, ranging from the kindest thanks to the … Continue reading please seek professional help if you are hurting (or maybe if you’re not)

what I learned from my time in the psych ward

I want to open with a shoutout to my good pals that started a fundraising website for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. They're currently selling shirts and offering other ways to donate! I'll link them here, please check them out 🙂 This topic is tricky. I hope it sounds intriguing, because being hospitalized for … Continue reading what I learned from my time in the psych ward

empty: depression from its tighest grips *trigger warning: talk of suicide, self harm*

It makes me laugh that I originally titled this thatloudgirl. Maybe I was, when I had ideas and jokes and stories to draw people in, to make them interested in getting to know a mediocre-looking hick who got her laughs lazily. I don't feel very loud at all now. In fact, I don't feel anything … Continue reading empty: depression from its tighest grips *trigger warning: talk of suicide, self harm*