Hello, friends. It’s been awhile. A lot has changed since I last wrote on this website, and most, if not all of it, is for the better. First and foremost, my mental health is finally in check. For a long time, I was dealing with mania as a symptom of incorrect medication. Fortunately, I am… Read More Return
There’s a monster laying dormant in my chest. Sometimes, I forget he’s there. But when he wakes he thrashes and shakes against my lungs and grips my ribs between big black claws. I try and appease him with pretty orange pills but the monster is always hungry.
There are lots of things to love about being introverted. You gain an appreciation for silence. You know the comforts of being on your own, and the independence that brings. Time spent snuggled up with fuzzy socks, a cup of tea, and a good book is treasured. A cozy night in with your cat will… Read More Depression for Introverts: A How Not To Guide
The following is a trio of poems I have written in response to the 2 years of abuse I experienced. They are a small part of my journey to recovery. I hope you enjoy- KW Concentrated Pressure I am not shattered, nor broken, nor cracked. The choke hold you held over me has turned me… Read More A Collection Of Poems On Love, Abuse, And Recovery
Let me preface this by saying I, myself, am a relative beginner to the world of tattoos. Up until November of this year, the only body modifications I had were piercings (single lobe piercings, an industrial, and a nose stud). I have always wanted tattoos, and after some research, planning, and a heaping dose of… Read More The Beginner’s Guide to Tattoos: Dos, Don’ts, and Everything In Between
Even now, at age 24, I dream of happily ever after. I dream of a 3-bedroom house with a modest yard. I dream of little blue-eyed children gazing back at me, still convinced that Mommy has all the answers. I don’t have the answers. As it turns out, neither does my mother, or her mother.… Read More Suomi Dreams
It is no exaggeration to say last Saturday was the best day I’ve had in months. As my regular followers and readers know, my depression has not been particularly well managed as of late. Fortunately, no depressive episode lasts forever, and I’m feeling much more like myself. In the spirit of feeling happy, I went… Read More Boston Pride 2017