Trigger Warning: This article discusses depression, suicidal thoughts, and similar concepts. The nightmares, they really fuck me up. Two or three times a night, I’m jerked out of a sound sleep into immediate full wakefulness. Heart pounding, I come to, like a fish yanked out of water. Desperately gasping to find my breath. Every. Single. […]
About A Swimmer
A. Swimmer is a longtime cannabis activist, writer, and educator. She hopes that no one recognizes her from this piece, but that some readers will recognize themselves and know they are not alone and that all of us will remember that sometimes, the people closest to us are carrying more weight than they can bring themselves to admit.