I Feel Like A Fraud

I Feel Like A Fraud

  When I first began the conversation about going to Nursing school, it was always supported with incredible enthusiasm. "You're going to do so well because you're such a hard worker!" "It's so evident that you put in so much work so you're bound to succeed." "I've seen the effort that you've put into other [...]

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Levelled Up!

Levelled Up!

September 17th of this year I turned 30. A month ago (yesterday!) I celebrated with a day that I will never forget. Turning thirty was an incredible milestone for me. Most people from my generation that I've spoken to, who have either passed this marker of life or are creeping up to it quickly, express [...]

Lust For Life

Lust For Life

Proclaiming to love yourself in this world is seen as brave, as courageous, as rebellious. In a world that profits from your self-loathing, saying a big 'Fuck You!' to the people that perpetuate this hatred within you is seen as incredible...and I find that so disturbing. I am not brave or courageous for loving myself. [...]

The Abyss

The Abyss

A poetic, visual piece of my reality living with Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  This piece is real, and raw, and has been clawing to get out for some time now.  In working to capture the true essence of what's within my mind on any given day, I had to strip away the layers - [...]

Are you offended?

Probably. It seems like everyone is offended by everything these days. Luckily (or maybe unluckily) for you, I'm referring to cis-gendered, thin, white, able-bodied women who are currently getting all kinds of up-in-arms over what's going on in the #BodyPositive community right now. Shit, that's you? Well, listen up, friend.  I was with you, too...for [...]