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Sweatpants & Sanity

Personal Essay | I Am…

June 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Elizabeth Newdom To assuage the burning in my esophagus, I duck into the college bookstore to peruse the artsy gifts and office knick-knacks. Anything to stop the pacing, [...]

Sweatpants & Sanity | The Appointment

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Nanea Hoffman I’m looking forward to therapy like it’s a treat. It’s a beautiful day—about to be a scorcher, but the late morning breeze still holds a hint of [...]

7 Surprising Gifts of My Mental Illness

February 1, 2016 // 2 Comments

By Steve Austin I used to live in an I-have-it-together illusion. But waking up in ICU after a failed suicide attempt left me with no choice but to admit that I suffer from [...]

Surviving Free-Floating Holiday Grief

December 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Have you ever taken a random grief nap? As in, “I am suddenly overwhelmed by piercing sadness and I think I’ll just shut my eyes for the next 15 minutes because I can’t [...]

Taste Your Life : Bread, Wine, Chocolate

December 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Maybe I just needed the words close to me. Bread. Wine. Chocolate. Slow. Loss. Food. Love. All words that speak to my heart. Words that I dance and sometimes wrestle with in [...]
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