Author Archives: writeithot

When Meds are the Problem

Glennon Doyle Melton, one of my favorite writers and mental health advocates, recently shared this about the return of her depression, “You guys. I got a little jacked up again. And I’m in the middle of the mess now.” We often … Continue reading

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Never Alone

For anyone who is grieving, some days are like this.

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What a Stolen Purse Taught Me About Grief

My purse was stolen during my father’s funeral. His death was sudden. Unexpected. I got a late-night call that an ambulance was taking dad to the hospital, and he was brain-dead when I got there. Dad was 60. I was … Continue reading

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3 Things You Need to Know About ‘Smiling Depression’

“Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” -Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning “How are you? Really?” This is my mom’s standard line of questioning any time I dye my hair darker. In her … Continue reading

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Say it Hot

“Be still when you have nothing to say. When genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say. And say it hot.” -D.H. Lawrence My left wrist features an inked homage to this quote. It’s a reminder that words are … Continue reading

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