2018

Hard to believe it's 2018. I remember being 17 and setting new years resolutions to "lose 20 pounds" and "get a bikini body." I don't know why we, as a society, are so fixated on our bodies looking a specific way. I also have no idea why the standards of "beauty" affect children & teens… Continue reading 2018

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My Coming Out Story

First off, I wanna start this post by stating how extremely thankful I am to have the privilege to live in a country that celebrates LGTBQ+ love. I also am so extremely gracious of the kindness I have been shown by my close family and friends and the acceptance and love they have showered me… Continue reading My Coming Out Story

Why I Disappear at Christmas Events

With the holidays coming up I think it's really important to raise awareness of the struggles introverts, people with mental health issues or just anyone who feels overwhelmed by Christmas parties and events. *Written from the POV of a person who is both an introvert and struggles with mental illness. I'm Sad:¬†Christmas is a hard… Continue reading Why I Disappear at Christmas Events

Gift Ideas For Anxious Friends

The holiday season can be especially overwhelming for people who struggle with anxiety. The financial burdens, social gatherings, disrupt of routine and family dynamics are but a few of the triggers a person with anxiety may struggle with. Throw in some seasonal blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the struggle can feel completely overwhelming.… Continue reading Gift Ideas For Anxious Friends

A letter not sent

I've been going through some old writing, from a harder time in my life. A time when I was treading water...trying to stay above water. I've been reading the words, remembering how I felt, and being so thankful that I'm not feeling so empty these days. I've decided to post some of my most vulnerable… Continue reading A letter not sent

How to Survive When You Miss Your Medication

Worst. Feeling. Ever. Am I right? I don't often miss my medication but, when I do, I sure do feel it. My head feels like electric shocks are pulsing through my synapses and my stomach feels like it's being shredded. I feel exhausted no matter how much sleep I get. I'm irritable, angry and impossible… Continue reading How to Survive When You Miss Your Medication

10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Lesbian

In 2017, lesbians are everywhere. Ellen Page, Kristen Stewart, Ruby Rose, Halsey...so many up and coming, talented women standing with the LGTBQ+ community. The representation of lesbians is on the rise (while I find the representation of bisexual or gay men, unfortunately, isn't as prominent.) Shows like Orange is the new black¬†made lesbians crazy!I feel… Continue reading 10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Lesbian