I’m afraid of my bed. When I landed in a major depressive episode at the end of last October, bed wasn’t exactly a choice. My legs suddenly grew heavy. Bed… Read More
Sarah Buttenwieser (@standshadows) is a writer and community organizer, who lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in many publications, including the Washington Post, New York Times, Full Grown People and Motherwell, along with various anthologies. She’s a graduate of Hampshire College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. This was a hard essay to write and a scary one to publish.