Outstanding Blogger Heather Armstrong Useless By Suicide At 47

Well-known blogger Heather Armstrong died by suicide at her dwelling in Salt Lake Metropolis on Tuesday on the age of 47, the Related Press reported.

Her dying was confirmed by her boyfriend, Pete Ashdown, who discovered her of their dwelling, in line with the Related Press. Armstrong was identified for her candid commentary about parenting and her sincere accounts of her battle with despair and alcohol. Her experiences have been documented on her web site Dooce.com and on social media.

Ashdown stated Armstrong had been sober for 18 months and lately relapsed. He didn’t supply any further particulars concerning the relapse itself, or the suicide, the Related Press reported.

Armstrong routinely shared deeply private ideas and emotions on-line and opened up her life to her readers. She was some of the in style “mommy bloggers” and was credited as being among the many first to jot down frankly about her household life and challenges when running a blog first turned acknowledged and grew in recognition, in line with the Related Press.

Armstrong introduced her marriage was over in 2012, and divorced quickly after. She started courting Ashdown, a former U.S. senate candidate, almost six years in the past, and lived with him and her youngsters. His youngsters from a earlier marriage additionally frolicked at their dwelling.

Her weblog expanded into the discharge of her private memoir titled, “It Sucked after which I Cried: How I Had a Child, a Breakdown and a A lot Wanted Margarita,” in 2009.

Armstrong was credited for her success on “The Oprah Winfrey Present” and made it to the Forbes record of essentially the most influential ladies in media, in line with the Related Press. (RELATED: ‘He Actually Wished To Be Everybody’s Superman’: tWitch’s Spouse Breaks Her Silence After His Suicide)

The well-known blogger was identified to precise herself unapologetically, and her weblog posts have been usually riddled with curse phrases that expressed the rawness of the feelings she was feeling on the time, in line with the Related Press.