The Orange Bead Collection

Broken Kitchen Furniture and a Small Cat Named Frisco

Bree Blatchford

Broken Kitchen Furniture and a Small Cat Named Frisco
Sometimes, all it takes is something small to jolt you from that incessant nightmare.

This Week was a Sack of Bricks Straight to the Chest

Bree Blatchford

This Week was a Sack of Bricks Straight to the Chest
Two prominent community figures, lost to the world through suicide. In one painful week.

Quietly, On My Own Terms

Bree Blatchford

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Quietly, On My Own Terms
And that, my dear, gives me so much hope. 

The Terrifying Tales of the Depression Hibernation

Bree Blatchford

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The Terrifying Tales of the Depression Hibernation

Hello 2017, nice to meet you! I know, I know, my hiatus to the public world in terms of blog writing has been long-lasting, mostly fueled by my own depressive waves and the crippling inability to do anything “extra” besides the necessary painfully present. I wish that I could say that I am sorry, that I apologize for reemerging into the world like a flower bud after a bitter winter, but I’m truly not. Sometimes a person with Mental Illness just needs a BREAK. Well, lots of breaks. They will probably need more breaks than you're used to allowing a...


Depression Sucks and so does Sleep Shaming: Here's Why

Bree Blatchford

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