It didn't feel quite right just jumping straight into threads and posting away, so here I am to introduce myself first... I'm Elly, not my real first name but might as well be considering how much I like it. I'm 23, I live in Charleston with my parents, and am a Graphic Design major at the local technical college. I love to read, write and draw. I hate school. College... I'm sad to say that it's what has begun this long stretch of depression and suicidal ideation in the first place. Maybe I was already depressed, and the pressures of the work are merely aggravating it, or maybe there really is some mysterious force behind my college experience that is having such a profound negative effect on me. I'm so happy to have found this place.