Damaged Mentality a zine written, created & self published by Synthia Nicole, which touches on mental and physical issues of the author post injury.
Issue #1 was produced in 2009 and was subtitled “5 Year Itch Bitch Venture”. In this publication the author talks about the difficulties faced post-injury as she struggles with relationships and recovery. Issue #2 ... Issue #3 subtitled "Sugar Imbalance & an Addictive Personality". This is the last zine I wrote before I decided being an alcoholic in recovery would be a good path for me. Issue #4 wheelchair express issue. includes a tofu-carrot cacciatore recipe. Issue #5 contains an ode to my dog, BenAli & other honest, intimate admissions. Issue #6 includes a 'Gado Gado'(Vegetables and Tempeh with Peanut and Coconut)recipe along with a humiliating experience in an attempt to obtain a Dr.'s signature. Issue #7 short & sweet. is also being re-written & will be Damaged Mentality #7.5
Between 2009 and 2014 there have been 7 issues created & self pulished.
The zine is available from Fluxxii distro. Boneshaker Books in Minneapolis, Quimby's Bookstore in Chicago.