Category Archives: suicide

My Kind Of Thanksgiving

Today, I am thankful that thoughts of suicide aren’t running rampant through my mind, for the first time in about a month. I’m thankful that I didn’t act on those thoughts when they were the loudest. I’m thankful for the … Continue reading

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Triggers 

   This is going to be one of my most personal and powerful posts to date as I feel an overwhelming urge to get my thoughts and feelings out of my chaotic mind and out into the Universe. My world … Continue reading

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Edmonton Semicolon Tattoo Fundraiser 2015

I am so proud to be on the organizing committee for a fundraiser that we are planning in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. My good friend Carmen was the inspiration for the fundraiser and it has taken Edmonton by storm! In just … Continue reading

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Talking About Suicide 

  I talk about suicide. A lot. It’s an important topic to me and I don’t turn away in shame or embarrassment when I discuss my experiences as a suicide attempt survivor. It wasn’t always this way. In the past, I … Continue reading

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Those semicolons! 

I’ve seen and heard about the semicolon project since around 2013 and I’ve participated each April by drawing a semicolon on my wrist and posting a picture to the project to show my solidarity and support with everyone else who … Continue reading

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A Face Of Mental Illness

Robin Williams never publicly disclosed that he was mentally ill, but with the recent release of his autopsy report and the findings of antidepressants in his systems, I am going to assume that he struggled with his mental health. I … Continue reading

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FAREWELL MR WILLIAMS – Thank You

Like most of the world I was shocked to hear that Robin Williams had passed away from depression. And it hit me hard because like Robin Williams, I live with depression and anxiety and struggle to maintain stability in a … Continue reading

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