Don’t deny who I am

  I have never been ashamed of my disorder. Shame was never the reason for me to bury my pain deep within my soul. Shame is not why I swallowed my tears and put on a brave face. Shame is not why I smile despite my brain was screaming. I was afraid people would see … Continue reading Don’t deny who I am

The Power of Why

People have a weird way of basing their degree of sympathy over how someone died. A baby is stillborn. Tragic. A woman dies while fighting cancer. Brave. A person gives in to their depression and commits suicide. Selfish. I am a firm believer that all life holds the same value. A lost life, no matter … Continue reading The Power of Why

Stigma Fighters

My first submission to Stigma Fighters. I am so honored to join the ranks of this amazing site. http://stigmafighters.com/stigma-fighters-lauren-kocher/