How To Burn A Bridge.

Originally posted on my friend’s writing website. The link is no longer active but I wanted to share this anyway. It has always been oddly disconcerting to see my entire life squared away in cardboard boxes and dull black garbage bags. I’ve moved thirty times in twenty years and the sight of a bare apartment […]

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Fuck Off Into The Woods.

After my mental (and partially physical) breakdown last summer, I made a decision that I wanted to live my life on my own terms. Free from the teeter-totter of my brain’s chemical imbalance, I’ve been able to achieve more than I thought possible in the last year. Naturally, that means it’s time to push myself […]

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Happy 60th, Dad!

Dear Dad, Man, the years have flown by, haven’t they? I’m older, Ash is older, and if you were still with us on this plane of existence, you’d be older too. In fact, you’d be turning 60 today. The big six-oh, papa bear! I can’t believe it. Happy birthday! In a perfect world, one in […]

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I Am The Sea.

In my darkest crevices, he whispered Tongue-snake slithering across his lips Soft breaths betraying sharper words across my skin Myself I gave him like a gift He blossomed like a flower inside my body Every petal unfurling like a scream My tears the rain to feed the earth beneath us My cries the wind to […]

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Shave Your Head & Rend Your Garments.

So I shaved my head. It wasn’t really a “Thing”, it’s more like I just came home from work one evening and spontaneously decided to take a pair of clippers to my whole head. I stood in the bathroom with both my cats kinda staring at me and just went for it. When I was […]

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Listen To Your Body Talk.

***WARNING: This post will be dealing with weight loss, anorexia, and body image. Please keep yourself safe and back out now if this is something that will upset or trigger you. Thank you.*** I have been very heavy for my entire life. I actually wasn’t aware of my size until I hit second grade, when […]

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I’m Gonna Be An Aunt!

That’s my little niece or nephew right there. My sister had her first official ultrasound done on Dec. 27 and she sent me this photo right after. She’s going to be a mom and I’m going to be an auntie, and I can barely contain myself. The baby is due July 5, 2018. Life is […]

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