Dang. What do I even say here?
I’ll start with some links, howaboutthat.
That very first Magic Wand was sent to me as an exchange with Searah from Early to Bed back about a decade or so ago, long, looooong before OJST was a twinkle in Matt’s and my eye. Fast-forward to 2013, when we released our very first review with that same Magic Wand. Then, several years later, Magic Wand released the Rechargeable, and would even later become Sponsors of OJST, three years running! It’s such a wonderful fit, getting to work with a company that, obviously, we’re both long-time fans of.
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Ok, as for mental health stuff… I’ve been posting sporadically about my experiences on Instagram and Twitter when the mood strikes, and posting autobio comics about it on Patreon. I finished up the Intensive Outpatient Program in August and I’ll be starting a longer term Dialectical Behavior Therapy program through the hospital in October that’ll last about six months.
I know I’m supposed to say something, like, encouraging here. You know. “If you’re struggling… reach out! Get help!” or “It’ll get better!” or something. I’m not really feeling that right now, though? I mean, I’m not feeling the opposite of that either. I’m just… here. I’m here. I’m putting in the time and I’m doing the work and I’m tired. It’s hard. If you’re struggling with your mental health, jesus, you have all my empathy and I hope you can get the help that you need. Because getting that outside, structured help from people who really do understand what you’re dealing with really can make all the difference. For Americans, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a hotline to call and for you international folks, google a combination of “mental health resources” and the name of your area. I dunno. There is no “cure” but there can be a reduction in suffering (Or, at least, that’s what I’m told). Take care of yourself. Do what you need to survive and find the assistance you need. Good luck.
Finally, which Wand should you get? Gosh you can’t go wrong with any of them… They are pretty much all the same.
– Classic – plugs into the wall, has two speeds and one rhythm.
– Plus – plugs into the wall, has many speeds and rhythm variations, slightly softer head
– Rechargeable – detaches from wall, has many speeds and rhythm variations, slightly softer head