A little over five years ago, I stopped eating one food. About a month later, I suddenly realized that, for the first time in nearly seven years, I did not want to die. My history of untreatable suicidal depression, insomnia, and anxiety became just that: history. At the same time, a bunch of other little … Continue reading Finding food allergies and sensitivities
Every time a well-known person commits suicide, I brace myself for a torrent of well-meaning but patronizing advice to suicidal people on various social networks and blogs as the friends of the victim try to find something - anything - positive to do in a situation that is by definition past all help. Most often … Continue reading Suicide and society: Where does responsibility for preventing suicide lie?