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The cure is cheaper than the illness

Supporting my recovery is less expensive than supporting my suffering.

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A story of sour soup

I paid more for this soup than I have paid for any food, but I was not able eat it.

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Note to self—from six years ago

Notepad and pencil

I found a six-year-old document in which, I evaluated my situation and options at the time. It is interesting to see what has changed and what has not changed.

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I’m suicidal, dirt poor, and asking for help: what will you do?

Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain killed themselves.Everyone says, “Ask for help. You are not alone!” I need help, I am alone, and I feel suicidal: you say I am lying.

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Your suicide prevention hashtag and suicide hotline are killing people

No credible study has found evidence that a suicide hotline reduces the overall suicide rate. In fact, some scientific studies have found that suicide hotlines increase the suicide rate.Do something useful: donate. Do something useful: tell other people to donate. Stop harming people by spreading lies about suicide hotlines.

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Why should I even try?

Yin, yang

Despair and hopelessness are the same feeling. It causes me to doubt myself with questions such as, “Why try?” and, “What’s the point?” Struggling against those feelings so I can do things is ever-present. To overcome the feelings, I use rationality, “You should try to ask for help because people have promised to help you.” . . .

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Extortion by Facebook; hopelessness; suicidal thoughts increasing

Facebook wants me to pay them to communicate with you. My life is horrible.

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I woke up: not that I am happy about it

To sleep, perchance to dream

Emails I sent briefly explaining that I cannot take any more.

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Hundreds of my ideas shared; trying to write about a major issue

Over the past month, I have shared hundreds of my ideas ranging from physics to climate change to computing to business to law to labor to domestic violence to social reform to photography. The ideas I shared were only the ideas that I already had written in a format that was easy to convert to . . .

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