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Jess Hernandez

*content warning - suicidal ideation* It was November and traffic was awful. A downpour had turned the freeway into one long hydroplane. Even if I hadn’t been sobbing, visibility was almost nil. My two children were strapped in their car seats behind me. Both were screaming, the three-year-old punctuating every shriek with a kick to [...]

Stephanie Paige- Postpartum Anxiety

It started in the hospital, hours after the birth of my daughter. The worry, the persistent worry. Where was she? Why wasn't she brought to me? Hours passed where I should have caught up on sleeping as once we were home that wouldn't happen. But I couldn't. The first night in the hospital after she [...]

By |2018-01-06T01:40:53-08:00January 6th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Danielle Ione

For as long as I can remember, I was always the nervous kid. You know the type; the one that couldn’t spend an entire night at a sleepover without calling her parents. The one that feared rule breaking and things that meant taking risks like roller coasters and sneaking out. The one that feared life [...]

By |2015-11-07T05:23:30-08:00November 7th, 2015|Categories: Bipolar, Stigma Fighters|Tags: |2 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Monica-Marie Vincent

adhd: it is not child's play anymore I’m an adult with a disorder most people think children grow out of. I have ADHD. For those that aren’t “in the know” ADHD is an acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Usually it’s tossed around as a joke. “Oh, I got distracted while I was in the [...]