Home is such a nice word and I never realized how lovely it is to feel “at home” until recently. Following my boyfriend’s death, our apartment no longer felt like … Continue reading Home
My name is Sarah Jones and I am a writer, storyteller, and advocate for mental health, addiction, and social justice. I began this website at the urging of my boyfriend Jason Campbell, in January 2019. I was having a tough time processing my grief after my husband, Keith Jones, died by suicide October 23, 2017. Jason thought I should share my life experiences to help other sufferers but mostly, to help myself. He was on to something... Sadly, tragedy struck again and Jason died by suicide January 22, 2020. Not a day goes by that I don't think about the two loves of my life that I was so fortunate to have. I hope that by fighting the stigma of mental illness and addiction, I can honor their memory and make them proud, wherever they are, out there among the stars...
I am still in shock. I know this because I am not really dealing with Jason’s death. I have so much on my plate right now, it’s kind of ridiculous. … Continue reading Is This Fucking Real?
I talked to a psychic the other day. If you don’t believe in that kind of thing, open your mind a little bit because I’m here to tell you, that … Continue reading This Bitch Of A Road
I don’t know what to do with myself. I feel my mind drifting from reality into a dark place it hasn’t been to in a long time. I need my … Continue reading What Am I Supposed To Do Now?
My boyfriend is missing… The thing is, no one is taking me seriously because technically he disappears all the time. He is usually gone for 24-48 hours and then returns … Continue reading Where’s Waldo?
I didn’t think I could do anything to advocate for mental health. I have issues. There are days, and sometimes weeks that I can’t bring myself to walk outside. It takes a … Continue reading Meet The Fear Family
The night he stabbed himself we were at home watching Perry Mason, a part of our nightly ritual. At commercial, he got up from the couch and walked into the … Continue reading Yes, It’s Me, Sarah & This Is Not Spam
This isn’t the first time my family has disapproved of my choice of partner. Many years ago, I left my first husband for someone else. A woman. It was a … Continue reading When You Wish Upon A Star Is A Lame Song, Jiminy
Life.. it’s complicated and messy. No one gets out of here unscathed by the rigors of life. However, not everyone handles life’s obstacles in the same way; largely due to … Continue reading The Key
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Disclaimer: I am an atheist. I’m out and loud about my atheism. However, this post isn’t about my beliefs or your beliefs. It’s about…
I chose yesterday of all days, to turn off the feature that had me pre-approve all comments on my posts. I chose to do this because of the way my … Continue reading My Retort
(This is a revised version of an earlier post from December 2018) I took a little break from my meds recently. BIG MISTAKE. It always is. I felt better without … Continue reading I Need Some Fun In My Life