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Dear Zero

My One & Only Zero, We met in the Spring of 2002 when I was fifteen, and you were turning seventeen. We went to different schools, but shared friends. I was a Freshman, and I had been invited to join … Continue reading

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The 13 Reasons Why (It’s Not That Simple)

Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional. I am not a doctor. I am an individual, sharing thoughts and assertions based entirely on my own experience. My opinions should be taken precisely as opinions, and should not be passed … Continue reading

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Bookshelf: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

I am an author. I don’t know yet whether I fit into any one genre, but my largest project is about werewolves. Many seasoned authors have issued the keen advice, “To write in your genre, you must read in your … Continue reading

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Goal: Don’t Kill Self…

…before Trump is out of office.

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Wellbutrin, 28 Days Later

It’s been four weeks on Wellbutrin, which is where you ought to start noticing improvement, or the absence of. I stopped taking Ativan because it was making me suicidal. Passing that comment along to my primary care physician prompted her … Continue reading

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Wellbutrin, Day One

A Brief History I have struggled with capital-D Depression nearly my whole life. During my childhood, my mother tried to take me to child psychologists. It didn’t take. As a teenager, a second attempt was made, and we tried pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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“The BMI is Bullshit,” said the grumpy Amazon before deftly crushing the skull of her enemy.

For those of you who don’t know, the Body Mass Index (BMI) is a scale that uses only your height and weight to generate a score. Essentially this score is your body’s health grade. It does not factor frame, weight … Continue reading

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