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You'll Always be Special to Me

I never thought I’d write about something current events-focused, but here we go. Delores O’Riordan, the lead singer of The Cranberries, died earlier this week. It hit me harder than I expected, partially because of my assumptions about her death and partially because of the importance she played in my angst-y teenage years. 403 more words

Swings and roundabouts

I love the phrase swings and roundabouts.

I know it is used generally as a term to indicate that things are pretty even, that there is no real difference between two things. 354 more words

A Letter To Me

Hey everyone

I hope everyone is doing ok and if you are not remember that is ok not to be ok. I am still fighting this bloody cold but I am feeling better I have my sense of smell back! 419 more words


Michael Phelps Earns Another Gold

In the eyes of the world, he was superhuman.

Absolutely nobody owned the Olympics like swimmer Michael Phelps. 28 medals have hung around his neck, 23 of them gold, over the span of five Olympic Games. 234 more words


Asking For Help

When I’m really struggling, sometimes I write letters to my psychiatrist, letters that I usually never send but the mere act of writing them somehow makes me feel better. 1,226 more words

I jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived. One sentence could have stopped me.

In 2000, I attempted suicide by jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge. Prior to that, I was filled with extraordinary fear, and desperate shame. Around the world, we lose a man to suicide every minute of every day. 732 more words