Boys Will Be Boys

You were a boy, I was a girl, And “boys will be boys” Or so I’ve been told. While you were just playing All through my endless no’s, I had to grow up; I wasn’t a kid anymore.   You see what they don’t tell you About what that phrase […]

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Broken

The funny thing I’ve found as I gradually start to recover from my depression is that as my condition improves, what I used to feel makes less and less sense. I realize how irrational some of the thoughts that once completely controlled my life were. Instead of being depressed wondering […]

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I Am The Ocean

I am the Ocean and that used to scare even myself. I am like nothing you’ve ever seen before, and nothing you’ll ever see again- strong, and deep, and dark. You’re all too quick to explore my shallows by the light of day, but when darkness falls you stay away […]

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Into The Woods

I’m going to be real for a minute: this week has been BAD. My depression has been raging which means mornings are agonizing, showers are a long and frequent escape, and sleep is hard to come by. On top of it all, my anxiety is at a barely functioning level […]

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Suicide Prevention Week

This week is not a week either of us takes lightly. It is a week that rings heavy and true to, not just the two of us, but far too many people. It is suicide prevention week.   You can read about our personal struggles and thoughts on suicide here, […]

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Forgiveness

I’ve had a lot of time to think about forgiveness in the past year. I asked a friend how she would define forgiveness, and she replied with, “It’s realizing that someone is truly sorry for whatever action they committed and making the decision to try to move on from the […]

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For When You Feel Alone

It’s late at night and the tears are flowing. You replay your day and everything you did wrong. Your thoughts move backwards to yesterday, last week, last month, last year… Until you can’t think of anything. You’re just numb. ALONE. Or maybe you’re in a classroom or office, surrounded by […]

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Real Talk: Ask Me About My Suicidal Tendencies

“Dear Loved Ones,                 I feel too much.                 I look around me and see a broken world and feel as if I’m being stabbed in the heart by every shard humanity has left behind.                 My mind is a darkness that I cannot begin to describe. My demons have […]

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