Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

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I’m a Shade of Gray

And now depression is stealing colors from my daughter

“I was at the store and a mother looked at her child and they just smiled at each other.”

Said matter of factly, it was clear there was more depth to this statement than what it seemed. My boyfriend came up and hugged me. He knew me well enough to know…




We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Juliette Roanoke

Juliette Roanoke

Mental health combatant. Domestic violence escapee. Social justice seeker. Silver lining finder. Very fast runner. Traveling ICU nurse mom.

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