I'm sad about Chester Bennington, but I didn't know him. I'm sad because someone who helped me fight could no longer fight himself. But I'm hopeful that maybe, just maybe, this tragedy will remind some of the many who spent years in the past with Linkin Park reminding them that they weren't alone in the battle that it's okay to keep fighting.
Netflix is buffering and there's 15:13 left of 13 Reasons Why on the television screen and my heart is heavy in the way that the writers intended it to be. I'm thinking about friendships that have dragged me through dark days in such a way that suicide not once crossed my mind. I'm thinking about … Continue reading Chapters & Stories That End
This Saturday, 10th September, is World Suicide Prevention Day. This is my plea for you to speak the words you've been afraid of anyone hearing. Have you ever bit your tongue to stop words from tumbling out? They're trying to escape your mouth but the last thing you want is for someone to know what's … Continue reading Speak, Please
Robin Williams died, and it was most likely suicide. He had been struggling with depression for a long while. There's a flood of posts on social media about how he brought laughter to others and how he was a talented soul, and I agree so heartily with those sentiments, but there's something more that's nagging … Continue reading Oh, Captain, My Captain.