And that is wonderful. I'm alive as well with the help of medication and my dog (and a therapist). But we deserve more than to be simply alive. That's all many psych wards do is get you past crisis to solve the problem of "I'm going to kill myself." But that's not the problem. As you know, it's deeper and trickier… » 8/11/14 11:51pm 8/11/14 11:51pm

I have been reading Jezebel and its sub-blogs for the past several months, and, although I opened a Kinja account a while ago, this is the first time I am actually writing a comment. I have been waiting for a post in which my perspective could add something meaningful to the discussion, and I have found it in this… » 5/23/14 5:23pm 5/23/14 5:23pm

Dude, I could talk to you about this on a personal level and be encouraging and shit but you're not approaching it that way. You say you're a student of comedy and then misspell improv (fix that please). Then you use a blog to reference George Carlin? No performance citation or one of his countless books? » 5/23/14 1:53am 5/23/14 1:53am

Hey folks! I wanted to give a big thank you to everyone who has read the story or donated to #cancercat over the past two weeks! I've been so impressed and proud of the Jezebel and GroupThink community for it's generosity and hell, for even letting me posting here. » 5/10/14 10:38pm 5/10/14 10:38pm

One of the reasons I'm very energetic about her is that I always thought she could get out. In the documentaries, she engages the most with camera men, hosts, etc. Engaging with people outside the cult is what gets people OUT. Especially in familial groups like WBC. For a couple of months, I did an experiment of… » 1/14/14 5:19pm 1/14/14 5:19pm