Behind the facade….

I am Kate Spade.  For those of you who know me beyond my writing, let me clarify.  I have not ever considered suicide, but who knows what would have happened if I had not gotten help and stopped drinking.  Kate Spade obviously struggled with mental health, whether or not she drank.  I have struggled with alcoholism, also a mental health disease.  Alcoholics drink to change … Continue reading Behind the facade….

Not alone…

Yesterday I was feeling very isolated and alone when I shared my thoughts about celebrating birthdays.  After reading my Post, several women reached out to me privately and confessed they had experienced many of the same emotions on their recent birthdays.  I freely admit that after receiving their feedback and insights I felt much less sad and alone. When I am isolated with my heavy … Continue reading Not alone…