Recovery: Here’s Why It Doesn’t Work

When I was working at the Church I was convinced - by people I worked with - that all I had to do, was pick up a phone, find a place to send someone who wanted to go to recovery, and then their lives would be changed and they would go off to happy land. … Continue reading Recovery: Here’s Why It Doesn’t Work

Barriers to Access ***Trigger Warning*** #SelfHarm

So yesterday I found out that one of my former clients walked into a shelter and cut out his own eye with a spoon. I know this man very well, and I know how sick he is, I also know that he's not the kind of man to have asked for help, even as badly … Continue reading Barriers to Access ***Trigger Warning*** #SelfHarm

So I’m Working on a New Book

If you're wondering why I'm not posting every single day it's because I am working on a new book, and today I have a meeting to talk about licensing the LMBG brand to bring some extra money through the door and I am very excited about this prospect. There are a lot of really amazing … Continue reading So I’m Working on a New Book

Happy New Year Friends!!!

Happy New Year Darlings! Oh my God. Seven Years in just a few weeks. That's auspicious timing, and I am very excited about this year. I want to apologize for not writing through Christmas, but I wanted a break, and I wanted to start the new year fresh. I know nothing's changed about the site … Continue reading Happy New Year Friends!!!

Be Aware of The Disabilities You Don’t See, Please

When I was working at the church, I didn't look like I had mental health issues. I had underlying mental health issues, that I wasn't dealing with. Which we all know came to a head when I got arrested for having a panic attack on an airplane. Recently someone made a snide comment about the … Continue reading Be Aware of The Disabilities You Don’t See, Please