Pretending To Be A Genius

So you all haven’t heard from me in a while, I apologize. I’ve been going through a inexplicably difficult time recently, and I was fearful that my depression was returning. As you all can probably imagine, that fear was debilitating on its own right. Add to that fear, the increasing pain in my back, and…

Who Got Me Through College

It isn’t often that I feel compelled to write an article. Even less so about someone that I admire. Even further about the death of this person. If you are at all involved in the food world, you probably already know who I’m talking about. The man, the myth, the legend, Anthony Bourdain. Though he…

Visible Pain

As I wrote in my last article, the decision to live or die, can be summed up as Life Vs Pain. Where one compares the “weight” of their life as a whole, and on the other side, all of their pain. This simple “contest” of which is greater, was often the reason I contemplated suicide….

Life Vs Pain

If I were to sum up why people commit suicide to a single reason, it would simply be Life vs. Pain. What do I mean by this? Well, just imagine life as a balance. One one side you have life as a whole, including your dreams, your family, your job(s), etc. On the other side,…

The Pain Of Wisdom

They say, that as you get older you become more wise. I don’t know who “they” are, but I think it has something to do with life experience, not age. I unfortunately, now without the cloud of depression taking up all the space in my head, I am left with more room to notice things…

The Dangers of Comfort

As you probably all already know, I suffer from (Medication Resistant) Severe Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, and (undiagnosed) Executive Function Disorder. Though the path to get where I am now has certainly not been easy, it has been so worth it. The issues I face now, as I have written before, are getting used to…