Let’s talk about Naomi Judd for a second…

Trigger warning ⚠️ Suicide ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ Okay, for those of you who don’t know, Naomi Judd was a country music artist who was one half of the mother daughter duo known as “The Judds.” Wynonna Judd is the other half of that duo … Continue reading Let’s talk about Naomi Judd for a second…

What does it mean to be “baseline suicidal?”

This term has been used to describe me. So what does it mean? It means that on a day-to-day basis I think about ending my life. Does it mean that I’m going to do it? No. But it does mean that the plan is always in my head. It means that when my emotions run … Continue reading What does it mean to be “baseline suicidal?”

I need to write this. Please don’t read this if you are triggered by discussions of suicide.

TRIGGER WARNING ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ So my friend, who is one of the closest people to me in the world, attempted suicide last Tuesday. She overdosed on a lethal combination of meds, (which for safety reasons I will not lay out here). No one would have known she had done … Continue reading I need to write this. Please don’t read this if you are triggered by discussions of suicide.

Again

Once again someone I care about has had a life touched by suicide. If this is something you are thinking about, please reach out for help. The contagion thing is real. I'm watching someone struggle with it first hand. Please consider getting help. If you are too afraid to reach out to a professional, at … Continue reading Again

Almost

TRIGGER WARNING- Suicide ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ I wanted to share this with you because I think it's important to understand where bipolar depression can go, but also the thoughts that can run through at least my head, (so I'm assuming it's possible for them to run through someone else's), during … Continue reading Almost

Touched

TRIGGER WARNING ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ A family member had someone in their family, (related by marriage, so not someone I know), die by suspected suicide today. I'm not here to discuss details or anything else about my family, but I am here to talk about suicide. It's a tempting option at times. I've been … Continue reading Touched

Touched 

Today my house was touched by suicide. A person that one of my parents knows tragically was lost this week.  Please. If you feel like there is no hope, if you cannot see any light in the darkness, let someone help you. Let someone else find the light for you. You don't have to do … Continue reading Touched 

Remember

In honor of those lost to suicide, those who are attempt survivors, those who are loved ones of those lost, and to anyone struggling in this moment... Remember I light a candle today to Remember what was a little girl lost and afraid on a dark Superbowl Sunday.  Sitting on her kitchen counter unable to … Continue reading Remember