“I’ve been writing since my mother birthed me.” These are the words that rang in my head as I looked at the piece of paper in front of me. Yesterday I was sorting through papers and came across an award I won in second-grade for creative writing. Reading the paper, I was overwhelmed with a […]

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Suicide: Road to Awareness

Suicide is a subject that is not talked about as much as it needs to be. From my perspective, the conversation is only had once someone makes an attempt or dies as a result of suicide. That being said, there are advocates who work hard daily to spread awareness. Recently two well-known celebrities, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, reportedly […]

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Goodbye 19 – Journal Entry

6/15/18 – Below is a journal entry I wrote at 8:43 this morning. It’s personal, like most of my content, but it’s different from my usual posts. I’m transitioning and just wanted to share my feelings with all of you. Yesterday I had a conversation with both my mom and significant other. The conversation had […]

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Bipolar Disorder & Relationships

“I have bipolar disorder.” My pulse increased with each beat as I confessed my fate to my current boyfriend. It was our first date. Our first time meeting and here we were baring our souls to one another. Although my mental health condition was no secret, writing about it on my blog and discussing it […]

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