Sippin’ on straight chlorine.

Yesterday I thought about what points I would be emphasizing in my reflection today, but all that I kept thinking was how I was going to keep it very short. I felt sort of, well, stubborn in those moments - not wanting to even think much about writing apparently. How that has changed! Most likely …

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Espérer, my dear hope.

Just a lil story c: She screams inside of me, often when I am deafened by unwelcome, dismal cognitions. They don't want me to hear her. They will do anything to keep me from her. With seductive promises of an exhausted world to leave behind, sometimes I follow them. We walk into my aunt and …

Natural.

I think the best piece of personal advice I have gotten was last spring. My brief boyfriend, Nick, told me I don't need makeup. Allow me to clarify a little. Last spring I was struggling with my weight (was roughly 45 pounds heavier than I am today). I'd douse up on the makeup because it …

Birthday trick.

Story//fiction: The day ticked slowly on by. It seemed like I had waited for night to fall for days, deeply desiring the world to turn black. Mom was in the kitchen, sitting down at the table with the cordless phone shrugged between her shoulder and ear. How did she make that look so easy? A …