Chasing a Life Long Dream

Since I could read, I wanted to write a book. My very first book, written AND illustrated by a Kindergarten or 1st grade me, is called "How the Jellyfish Got her Tentacles". I specifically remember wanting to write about how the jellyfish got her babies, but the teacher vetoed it HARD. That was the first, …

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My Long History with Disassociation

I used to think dissociation was an odd type of mental health issue that paired with dissociative identity disorder, DID. After intense periods of reflection and therapy, I realize that I dissociated for nine months last year. And I do it naturally without even thinking about it. This is why I have a very high …

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Hope You’re Doing Well

I’m feeling very uninspired lately. And I’m trying to sit in that, process it, and move on. Apparently that’s how we deal with emotions, according to my therapist. It sounds so painfully simple. But it’s not. Sending heart to anyone and everyone who needs it. Acknowledging that it’s a privilege to have a job, access …

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Is “Person of Size” the new “Person of Color”?

When I recently read a weight inclusive article written by someone who does not inhabit a larger body, I became instantly uncomfortable. In my privilege, I haven't really experienced someone including me in a broad brush stroke of a politically correct term. Anger quickly replaced feeling uncomfortable. Now I fucking get it. I've heard various …

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