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Happiness Highlights: Trapped on Kelleys Island

“Emma, these ferry tickets cost $150. No one pays $150 to die – we’ll be fine.” I played my own words back again in my head as I dug my fingernails deep into Jared’s forearm and swallowed hard in an … Continue reading

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Without Balance

I have seen and done a lot in New Orleans in the last week. I don’t have any pictures I can show you of any of those things, because they are still in RAW format and my brain is simply … Continue reading

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Accepting MY Normal

One of the worst things about depression is the feeling that you’re not normal. You can’t do as much as everyone else, and you don’t understand why.  You get tired.  You can’t focus.  You’re easily overwhelmed.  You beat yourself up … Continue reading

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On Building Walls. Or maybe promoting a World Tour, it’s hard to tell at this point.

I spent most of my teenage years and early twenties trying to teach my mother about the importance of boundaries. Mainly in the “jeeez, get out of my face/room/life/business!” way.  But also, once in a while, when she’d come to … Continue reading

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