Breaking out on your own, makeup and power, and living with bipolar disorder.
The musician and activist was everything all at once.
A comic about my self-harm.
My father died when I was 13. Five years later, I’m allowing myself to feel it.
Plus Cher continues to be the best, people steal things on the internet, and comic book news.
Nothing lasts forever.
Everyone I have ever hated has met an early grave.
July 2013: Julia + Sophie.
Being diagnosed with mental illness was scary, but it was what I needed to get well.
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