Choosing Life

Choosing Life

Personal Story
Choosing life didn't even feel like an option when I was depressed...  I was 18 years old, and for the previous months, I had been applying to colleges. But I didn’t see myself [caption id="attachment_976" align="alignright" width="225"] This was me in April 2010[/caption] there. I didn’t see myself anywhere. I wanted to vanish. Sometimes I sat in my prestigious school with all my genius classmates and just tried to make myself disappear, molecule by molecule. I usually only succeeded with my hair; chopping it off various times to make myself feel smaller or less visible. I never told anyone how much I thought about suicide. I was raised going to Catholic Church and I believed it was one of those big sins you could never be forgiven for. For years…
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