Surviving the Best Decade of Your Life

Despite chronic mental illness, a suicide attempt, and financial instability, the last decade made my life worth living

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How could a decade that contained the point in my life where I was so exhausted from living that I took three handfuls of pills also be the best years? How could I say I changed my life for the better…

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I write about “Everything Blogging,” but I write about my personal experience as well. I love a good personal essay— jasonjamesweiland@gmail.com

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Jason Weiland

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I write about “Everything Blogging,” but I write about my personal experience as well. I love a good personal essay— jasonjamesweiland@gmail.com

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