My Life Is A Hair Pulling Experience!

“Truth is I cut my hair for freedom, not for beauty.”  ~Chrisette Michele When I was about 13 years old — 27 or so years ago — I decided to grow a ponytail. Before that, my parents chose my hair style and kept it short. At the time, I just wanted to look like my 80s hair [...]

By |2017-09-13T19:06:43-04:00September 13th, 2017|Advocacy, Depression, Mental Illness, Relationships|Comments Off on My Life Is A Hair Pulling Experience!

Can I Understand Depression If I Don’t Have It?

I spend a lot of time struggling with how to describe what depression feels like. Partly because I’m a writer and partly because I want my loved ones to understand me, I’m constantly trying to find the perfect explanation. I feel as though I’ve come close using darkness as imagery and trying [...]

By |2017-03-24T21:00:27-04:00March 24th, 2017|Depression|Comments Off on Can I Understand Depression If I Don’t Have It?