Receiving an unsolicited invitation to speak at the University of Pennsylvania would be on my bucket list if I had one. If you haven’t heard about the term “bucket list,” it is a list of all the goals you want to achieve, dreams you want to fulfill and life experiences you desire before you die. I always felt like bucket lists were for things that were probable. So, what’s the point of a bucket list when your entire life seems like a series of improbabilities? Here I was bein
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Living the life of your dreams does not automatically extinguish the pain of living a nightmare.
That’s the revelation I had after learning of the suicide of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In my book, Storealities, I share some of the traumas from my early life.
For those who have read my story, it would come as no surprise that I, too, attempted suicide. Not once, but twice. The first time I was 18 years old a