A Word

Hi all! I hope you're as well as you can be during all this, and remembering to take time for yourselves daily—being as gentle and kind with yourselves as you are with your loved ones. I also hope you will hold me accountable to do the same, because many times I haven't been. Although I … Continue reading A Word

Happy Two Years!

I’ve written tirelessly on here about being the kind of person who tries to be open and honest about things even if they’re uncomfortable, or if it’s difficult, or if it makes others angry. The truth—my truth—coming out has been such a freeing, healing moment in time for me.  What I haven’t been so open … Continue reading Happy Two Years!

Bad Timing Is Good Timing

There’s not a day that I’ve woken up in the midst of this global pandemic and not been in complete shock that this is how things are. It blows my mind that this isn’t a dream—that I can’t snap my fingers or open my eyes, and everything will fizzle into nothingness and return to normal. It’s been … Continue reading Bad Timing Is Good Timing

Romanticizing the Past

            As I mentioned in my last post, this time of isolation and staying inside has made many nostalgic feelings arise within me, and, the most pressing feeling of them all has been a yearning for how things used to be. In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s easy to try to escape the present and … Continue reading Romanticizing the Past

Protecting My Peace

The biggest thing I’ve struggled with during this time of social distancing and isolation is protecting my peace. That might seem contradictory, since some of us, including myself, have been legally forbidden to leave the house except in cases of emergency or necessity. For many people, their homes are pinnacles of peace, but that’s not exactly the … Continue reading Protecting My Peace

Echo Chamber

The truths we used to hold as irreversible, undebatable truths are appearing to be false, and the most outlandish happenings are occurring more and more in ways that can leave us feeling hopeless if we aren’t careful.  For example, I’m sure most of us could not have imagined a time where we’d have to live … Continue reading Echo Chamber