For seven years, I lived afraid of my own mind, only to learn it had been a mistake.
Alysia Sawchyn currently lives in Tampa, Florida, where she is a nonfiction editor for Sweet: A Literary Confection. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Fourth Genre, Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. She is working on her first book, a collection of essays themed around misdiagnosed mental illness. You can find her on Twitter @happiestwerther.