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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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 Back, And Boy Have Things Changed.

My last published post here was just over a year ago. I’d had a really good day and wanted to let my internet friends know I was doing better, that depression wasn’t winning the battle and I was still around. This post is somewhat different. As anyone living with depression can tell you, it comes […]

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Fall Has Fallen And So Have I.

Holy man. Been a rough ride, hasn’t it? This blog has shifted and changed so much from what I had first anticipated. What began as a place to tell stories about my life working in coffee shops turned into a chronicle of my ups and downs and major life changes. I’m still barely hanging on […]

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Writing Through It.

I’m by no means an expert when it comes to writing. I’m an avid devourer of books and the written word has been my religion for as long as I can remember. When I was growing up, friendless and shy, there were always books. My family wasn’t exactly affluent but books opened up a whole […]

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A General Feeling Of Worthlessness.

TRIGGER WARNING FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT/DEPRESSIVE THOUGHTS. It’s been a weird month. On the one hand, I’ve been playing open mics at this one bar often enough that I’ve started to get to know the people who frequent it. On the other, I’ve been having depressive episodes again and I was assaulted outside of work. The […]

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To Write Without Fear.

“Why can’t you be more positive?” “Why don’t you write something happy?” “How come you’re always so negative?” Because I’m a dark princess, motherfucker. I don’t absorb all the things that happen in the world and vomit out a cloud of pretty technicolor rainbows. It’s just not in me. I take it in and it […]

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