5 Reasons To Live

I just finished Netflix's new series, 13 Reasons Why, and I'm feeling inspired but also incredibly saddened.  A couple of years ago (May of 2015, to be exact), I witnessed a man attempt suicide.  How's that for an opening?  The year before, I was depressed and had thoughts of suicide myself.  Going even farther back, in 2010, … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Live


Dear Ellie: My Battle with Baby Blues

The truth of the matter is that, even compared to my intense battles with depression prior to your arrival, this was the absolute hardest thing I had ever dealt with. I was terrified to be alone with you, not because I was afraid I would hurt you or myself, but because it felt like I was dying during what should've been the happiest days of my life.