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Why I Climb: Connection and Healing

***Trigger warning: If you are feeling fragile, or struggling, this post might be triggering.  I talk about intrusive thoughts and suicidal thoughts.**** I struggle with sharing some of the harsh truths that marked my experience with postpartum depression and postpartum … Continue reading

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Stop the Stigma of Depression and Suicide

Numb, in shock and finally acceptance.  Like many mental health advocates, the news of Robin Williams hit close to home for me.  Suicide touched my life when I was in high school when a dear friend of mine committed suicide.  I … Continue reading

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Loss of Innocence, part 1

This week is World Suicide Prevention Week as well as the eleventh anniversary of September 11th.  My stories are stories of loss of two young women struck down in the prime of their lives.  Yet they each made a huge … Continue reading

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