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Why I Won’t Be in the Walk This Year

Last year, after it had been 6 months since Kaitlyn’s death, my family members, friends and I walked in the Out of the Darkness Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Myrtle Beach, SC. Our team raised more … Continue reading

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ONLY Exercise for treating depression? NO!!!

Today I received in my email a request for me to use an infographic on my blog. They stated that I would be interested because of important information on fighting depression……without pills. What the infographic contained was information that said … Continue reading

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An Important article about another Medical Student’s Suicide

Dr. Pamela Wible shared this article sent to her by the brother of a medical student who was weeks before graduating med school and had matched into the residency that he wanted, but took his own life just before graduation. … Continue reading

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Suicide: What is happening to us over the Years?

First, let me say that I don’t have documented evidence of any of the things I am about to write about because quite frankly, I can’t find a list, or even know if one exists, of the suicide rates over … Continue reading

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The Book “Why Did She Jump?”

I was looking on amazon in the categories my book is listed under on Thursday and I came across this amazing book. I had no intentions of reading another book about suicide because I have read so many I just … Continue reading

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Our Trip to the Mountains of North Carolina

On July 3rd my husband and I went on our ALMOST annual motorcycle ride to the mountains of North Carolina. We didn’t go last year. We made the 6 hour or so drive to Weaverville, NC (right next to Asheville) … Continue reading

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New Old Pictures

My oldest daughter Stephanie put some pics she had taken between 2006 and 2008 on my facebook. I had never seen these pics before. In them, Kaitlyn does not quite look 18. Perhaps she is 16 to 17ish. These are … Continue reading

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Good Reviews For My book

I got some very good reviews on my book today and yesterday. I am thankful for ALL the great reviews. Each and every one is appreciated and helpful. What is so important is that Kaitlyn is saving lives. Not in … Continue reading

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Happiness Unexpected

Yesterday I visited my parents that live 30 minutes away. Since my daughter Kaitlyn took her life I have not visited them as much as I once did even though I spend most of my days alone. My parents are … Continue reading

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Beam Me Up

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