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. [...]

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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 [...]

Elemental Necessity

Elemental Necessity

As someone who deals extensively with depression and anxiety on a daily basis, constantly being around people can be a really big hindrance to my recovery. It's incredibly draining to always be around that much stressed out, negative energy. On this #SelfCareSunday, I'm sharing with you an adventure I took yesterday and how being out [...]

When One Door Closes…

I got a letter in the mail today. One that I was super anxious about receiving, that I busted my ass off for two years working towards, that I was praying would carry the answer I was longing for. It didn't. I was hoping against everything to start my Bachelor of Nursing in September.  Today, [...]