Kasey: I deserve happiness

The views and opinions expressed in following story are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Mental Health Colorado. For as long as I can remember, I have always been goal oriented; if I wasn’t attempting to achieve something at any given point in time, I was at a loss. Once one goal was accomplished, I was quickly off to working on attaining something new. It didn’t matter what I had finished - I rarely allowed myself a break, let alone gave myself time to appreciate and be proud of my accomplishments. The praise others gave me ...

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Cindy: Fighting for my son

a park bench in the fall covered in fallen leaves
It’s been almost 10 years that I’ve fought with this system. It’s reprehensible that I’ve needed to fight even one day.

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