"Depression is an illness like an infestation of worms in your guts. It can feast on your innards yet leave your countenance unmarked by the rot..."
"I was raised in a family of artists; even though I wanted to be an actor, drawing and fabricating things – i.e., “making stuff” – were everyday activities I took for granted..."
“The label doesn’t teach us about a person; the person teaches us about the label.
"My sense of being a “mad artist” fuelled by my lifelong experience of feeling like an outsider..."
OUR TIMES MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 2010
Presentation (pdf) for the annual Public Awareness Forum on Borderline Personality Disorder for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in 2012.
"For me, expressing hope has become more important in recent weeks, some of it being hope for myself, and a lot of it being hope for us, meaning those of us who are affected with BPD in one way or another – parent, friend, healthcare provider, people living with the disorder." ...