My First Suicide Attempt: #Storytime

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide and elements of death are mentioned throughout the article. Proceed with caution. Viewer discretion advised. Good afternoon, my beautiful friends! And welcome to my first-ever storytime. What better way to start this new "series" than with a sad story, hm? I will be talking about the events surrounding my first suicide attempt.…

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Some Things That Need Clarification…

Just because I don't post much about mental health, doesn't mean I'm cured or have given up on the cause I've had a few messages sent to me asking me how I went from talking on my struggles to posting more light-hearted posts. The simple answer is that I post what I feel like posting. First…

#ClaireNotes – January 2017

Happy New Year, beautiful people! Hope you spent it the way your heart desired, just like myself. As part of a new series inspired by Marzia, I will be writing down three things I want to do each month, and talk about achieving them (... or maybe not achieving them?), so let's get started! I wrote…

“It all just got real…” – My Journey to Being Diagnosed

I led a normal childhood, as far as I can remember. I was the imaginative, creative weirdo who loved her imaginary friends and playing soccer. I had really good friends of both genders, played well with everyone and the teachers mostly loved me. However, I always had the same problem: I thought too little about…