The Truth About Cutting & Self-Harm


By Kimberly Zapata The first time I took a blade to my wrist, I was 15 years old. I don’t why I did it. I’ve scoured old journals for clues. I’ve read through dozens of sheets of angsty poetry in the hope of finding answers, and I’ve thought about it time and time again. But the … Continue reading The Truth About Cutting & Self-Harm

To The Friends Who Ghosted Me Because Of My Mental Illness


By Kimberly Zapata Let me start by saying I’m sorry, not for who I am or what I’ve done but for being silent for so long. For shutting down, and shutting up. For closing myself off. You see, it’s taken me awhile to gather the nerve to write these things, mainly because I am scared … Continue reading To The Friends Who Ghosted Me Because Of My Mental Illness