"She is my future, I am her past. I wonder when I'll know it's the present."Read More
Sometimes I think about my sixteen-year-old self and whisper, "I'm sorry."
Do you ever wonder what your younger self would have thought of the person they'd grown into? Do you ever wish you could talk to them, give them even one piece of advice? Or maybe just...say you're sorry? Here's mine.Read More
Confidence and gumption are such elusive things, but I seem to have found a bit of it these past few years! After spending a good portion of my life wishing whole-heartedly to be completely different, I've finally reached a place of self-love and acceptance, and hope I can grow more from here. If you're in the middle of that first part, please talk to me, and maybe I can be one of your own stepping stones to a happy place.Read More
I've never been asked to a dance, but it never hurt so much as it did during the Beauty and the Beast themed junior prom. Looking back, it's affecting me to this day. "At what point do I get to stop hearing "Just be patient, it'll happen, you're beautiful and they don't know what they're missing." At what point do I get to stop pasting on that smile as I watch my girl friends getting asked to the most casual of functions in elaborate ways, knowing that that has not and likely will not ever happen to me?"Read More
"The change is you, men and women. You have been shaped by the previous culture, but now it's time to shape your own. Are you content to remain a bystander, judging and silent, or will you cry out against injustice and bring others to task until we can all feel safe and sure of ourselves?"Read More
"The Year of the Thigh Gap made me laugh hysterically, because no way was I going to convince my thighs to separate. Like Bonnie and Clyde, they've taken a vow to stick together until the end..." A humorous celebration of mermaid thighs.Read More
"Hiraeth: a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past." Perhaps you've felt it too?Read More