Computer Science Undergraduate at University of Victoria & IT Support/Programmer at B.C.A.A.F.C.
“Your depression is a gift,” she said. “For the rest of your life, you will be able to deeply understand the suffering and pain of others. Use that. Help them realize they’re not alone.”
I shrugged off my achievements, paradoxically assuming they were a given, and focused incessantly instead on my inadequacies. I was a terrible athlete, had trouble focusing in class, couldn’t get certain boys to pay attenti…