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    600 Days Ago…

    Exactly 600 days ago was the last time I tried to kill myself. Depression is a real thing. Anxiety, stress, self-harm, self-medication, self-doubt… are all very real things. I grew up thinking that you don’t cry, you don’t express your feelings, and you certainly don’t ask for help. So, when I got scared, overwhelmed, anxious, sad, angry… I found a way to cope. Over the years, overeating was quickly replaced with alcohol. Attempting to poison myself to death was a difficult task to complete. After my third trip to the hospital in a two-month period, after many failed attempts before those, it was time to finally start unraveling my wiring.…