2016 seriously has absolutely no chill.
Today we lost not only a great actress, but an advocate for mental health.
For me, growing up, Carrie was an icon. What little girl didn't want to be Princess Leia? (I'll admit, I went through a phase where I wanted to be Lando Calrissian- don't judge me 😝)
As I got older I saw how she was very outspoken about her struggles with her own bipolar diagnosis. Knowing that she was her own best advocate makes me want to fight even harder for my own mental health, to fight for better funding for mental health awareness and treatment.
She will be greatly missed by many.
She is now one with the Force.
Tonight I will start a marathon of the Star Wars movies.