7 years since I started my mental health journey.7 years since my “meltdown.”7 years since that suicide attempt.7 years since I was checked into a mental health facility for the first time that would change my life.7 years. I’m not free from depression, but I’m here.I’m not free from anxiety, but I’m here.I’m not free … Continue reading 7 years.
February 2020 Contributor: Kayla McKern
Trigger warning: self harm, suicide, substance abuse, panic attacks, bullying This is really hard for me to write because people only know part of my story, and I was terrified to share it. But I was given the opportunity to share my story thanks to Ali! I also wanted to share my story in hopes … Continue reading February 2020 Contributor: Kayla McKern
January 2020 Contributor: Dani Kennedy
Heavy burdens keep close company... (lyrics by Kelsey Sprague) To those of you who know me, some of these things might come as a surprise. But maybe it will all make sense... To those who don't know me, hi! I swear I'm okay. I'm working on things. That's what's so great about what Ali is … Continue reading January 2020 Contributor: Dani Kennedy
These shoes have taken me to the place where I would get the diagnoses that would change my life. They have taken me to the place where I have met people that didn't want the best for me; they wanted to take advantage of me, to see me fail. These shoes have taken me to … Continue reading These Shoes