ByAshleigh Brantingham

Ashleigh lives in Portland, Oregon and enjoys yelling about the Animorphs. Sometimes she tweets @noizyrakket.

  1. It wasn’t the first time I’d cut, it wasn’t even the worst, but I still found myself biking to the emergency room at 1:30 on a Sunday morning. My original intention had been to call my company’s Employee Assistance Program so that they would help me find a counselor. I wanted to get back on antidepressants; I wanted to spend fewer nights crying in the dark with a box cutter. While my intentions were clear,…