I Haven’t Taken My Antidepressants in Six Days

But maybe this was a blessing in disguise?

Photo by danilo.alvesd on Unsplash

We left town last week and will be away from home for close to two weeks. My partner had work training for a few days, so we rented an Airbnb before heading to the Oregon coast to spend time with his family.

After our first night away from home, I had a mini meltdown. Every morning, I have…



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Carly Newberg

Carly Newberg


I wrote/published a memoir when I was 23. Now, I freelance. Master of many. Mental health warrior. Life lessons, advice, poetry— it’s all here. Honest and raw.