Tag Archives: suicide

Maybe I’m Not Ok – But That’s Ok 

My story with suicidal ideation goes back 35 years, to when I was 9 years old. To say that I’ve been living with these thoughts for a while now, would be a bit of an understatement, given that I’m now … Continue reading

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RI Hate My Brain

I hate my illness today. Most days I manage it and while it’s cumbersome, for most times, it doesn’t have me in a chokehold. Until today. From the time I woke up at 2:00 am, 5:00 am and 7:00 am, … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Suicide 

We need to talk about suicide. And I mean really talk openly about it. None of the hushed up whispering about it, pussy-footing around the subject. Fuck stigma. People are dying. Every single day, we lose someone. Because we won’t … Continue reading

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I knew this time was going to be difficult.  I knew that I was stuffing everything that had been happening since September into a place in my mind and detaching myself as best as I could from the pain and … Continue reading

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Just A Peek

   I’m letting you in to peek inside my thoughts I had last night. To me, this is what “normal” thinking feels like inside my brain. To those of you who relate, take solace that you’re not alone and we … 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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