You’re allowed to be happy.

I’m going to write that on a sticky note and stick it to my iMac, along with my stickies that say “Be kind to yourself” and “Rule #408”. There’s a lot of bad happening in the world right now. War in Ukraine. A still happening pandemic. We’re teetering on the verge of climate catastrophe. The […]

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Rambling Thoughts on Abortion Access

I had to many thoughts and feelings to tweet this, or share it on my Instagram story. So I’m writing a blog post about it. I’m lucky I’m medicated. I think the draft of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade would have sent me into a pretty big depression spiral if I […]

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Welp, We Caught The Plague

We managed to escape COVID for two years, but it finally caught up with us. We did everything we could have – KN95s everywhere, fully vaccinated and boosted, didn’t travel or hang out with friends, kept ourselves as isolated as possible – but the bastard still wormed it’s way in. My initial reaction was denial. […]

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371 Days.

I didn’t expect to live a full year into the pandemic. Like, this time last year I was terrified. Terrified of COVID, then terrified of what life had in store, then terrified of myself and the things I was discovering about who I am and how I feel. There were so many moments where I […]

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220 Days.

So, there’s a funny thing about trauma. About pain. We’re wired to forget it. We’re literally programmed to dull the pain, to forget how bad everything hurt, so we can continue moving forward. It’s the end of October. And you know what? I’m doing really, really great. There’s a small part of me that hates […]

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