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The Secret Life of Jinxie G: Part III

  I'd started this post last week, but then it became entirely too personal. Depression had reared its ever-so-ugly head yet again, but I've got a handle on it now and can write somewhat sanely about it. You know that edge of depression, where you're fucking teetering, about to lose your balance and fall over? I'd passed… Continue reading The Secret Life of Jinxie G: Part III


Open Letter to Those With Mental Illness

I was working on a post about Depression, but I think this post says it all….

Wicked Women Magazine

{Note from WWM: As someone who struggles with my own mental illnesses, which have landed me in the hospital twice, this hit so close to home. Rachel absolutely nails it. I know it may look and seem long, but I promise this is worth the read. Please share this.
So often we think we’re alone, that no one else will or can understand. But there are others who do understand. We know exactly what it feels like. And it’s okay to ask for help. It’s okay to cry. It doesn’t make you weak.
Rachel’s post is below.}

(Originally posted on Rachel’s blog – reposted with her permission.)

img_7371Dear Person With Mental Illness,

You are not a monster. You are a valuable, unique, wonderful human being who deserves everything grand that this life has to offer. Come out of the shadows and stand proudly in who you are.

You are

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