Managing triggers

I hope reading this post sheds light on the inner battles that some of us face on a daily basis. If anything at all, I hope this helps to explain why I likely won't try to console you after your late night run to Mickey D's.

Wigs for Kids

The first time I donated my hair, I cried. I cried because after having my head shaved for brain surgery a few years earlier, my hair had become this incredible source of anxiety. I remember vividly, seeing myself in the mirror after my surgery and thinking I was the ugliest person in the world (I …

STIGMA

S T I G M A secrecy, angry, sympathy unknowing but always assuming. we mustn't share only in hushed tones and lowered eyes, behind closed doors and swept under rugs, our dirty secrets hide. we are the suppressed and silenced believed to be weak, unworthy, incapable, unemployable, unlovable, breakable, and replaceable. we are the mentally …