Condolences to the world…


Depression is such an asshole… Addiction is it’s lover… they go hand in hand as they travel through seas of “cheer up” “Just think positive” “Pray” and “What do you have to be depressed about”‘s … Reveling in a sadness and despondency that actually physically aches… wishing for anything to make it stop….I was shocked to hear about Robin Williams this evening… I was even more shocked at how deeply saddened I was… Like everyone else I feel like I have known him my entire life… I grew up with Mork and Mindy… I made it through some of the hardest parts of my teenage years with Dead Poets Society… Patch Adams made my year… I so deeply loved What Dreams May Come… regardless of its reviews about being depressing and strange… I thought it was so beautiful…. I LOVED him in insomnia, already being a Stephen King fan… when you add Robin Williams to that recipe I was in heaven… I raised my small and tall on Flubber, Aladin, Jumanji and ofcourse Hook! Toys was another one kinda unknown and I adored it… I decided to divorce my smalls father based on the line in Mrs Doubtfire “I do not like who I am when I am with you”… and like everyone else, though I didn’t know him, all I knew were these characters, I loved him.

My Heart is broken for his family… I have no words for how sorry I am for them and their loss….

Money, Fame, Fortune, Awards… Not enough… So when you wish for something outside of you to make you happy… realize it does not.

And most of all…. if you are hurting… if you are alone… if you are not safe… Please get help…

Suicide Prevention Hotlines: Please share.

You do not know what demons people have to fight

You do not know what demons people have to fight


2 comments on “Condolences to the world…

  1. Lisa @ The Meaning of Me

    Depression and suicide are terrible, painful things. I have some near and dear to me who have suffered with them. What you say here is too true.
    All those movies, all those characters – it’s true we’ve grown up with him, all of us! I was shocked and saddened to hear tonight. Made me want to watch every single one of his movies. I’m pretty sure if popped in Dead Poets’ Society right now that I’d cry my eyes out. I do anyway, but tonight for very different reasons.
    I feel terrible for what his family must be feeling right now.

    1. Kerry

      Agreed… I had a hard time with DPS anyways… But now… Ugh. What a sad heartbreaking thing… I hope the media will leave his family respectfully alone… I saw a tweet from Rachel Evan Wood that had the caption “Genie, you’re free”…. So sad.