I’ve Been Hit in the Feels

When I can’t talk to my friends or family because I don’t want my mental illness to scare them, you would think I should be able to speak to a medical professional. However I can’t speak to them either because they don’t have any interest in experiencing my trauma with me… so then, how is one supposed to not keep everything bottled up inside?

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Appropriately Inappropriate Things

Olivia: But as it happened, you failed to notice it. It’s a scar from a razor. I tried to kill myself. That’s why I went for three months to the clinic. It was the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas… The Menninger Sanitarium and Psychopathic Hospital. There’s the full name for you. My father the doctor knows people there. I used the razor when I was drunk. If I had been sober, I would have succeeded. So three cheers for 10 rye and gingers. They’re why I’m alive today. That and my incapacity to carry anything out. Even Suicide is beyond me.

She reminded me of Audrey Horn from Twin Peaks…

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