I’m not depressed, I’m just waiting for my fabulous life to appear!
A list of 35 “lessons” from a twenty-something.
Kindness does not include being a free therapist for everyone you meet.
There are these moments, Reader, ones so far from what happened that I almost forget my own history. And then BAM! A word, an action, some split-second returns me, reeling, … Continue reading A Thousand Tiny Nameless Things
It’s Saturday. In the midwest, Saturday is another word for game day– the highest of holy days. We worship at the altar of college football. Our fight songs are hymns … Continue reading What’s the Rush?
I can count my twenty-five years of life in trophies, weigh its value in grade point average. I can compliment myself in letters of recommendation. This is a long-winded way … Continue reading Confessions of a People Pleaser
They told me to go. For years, they urged me. I didn’t listen. I refused, graciously accepted the advice but rebuffed the offer. I promised myself if I’ve hulled this … Continue reading Stigma is a B*tch
I wanna get better– not just seem better.
I worry that I only share my midnights with you. In the cathartic release of prose, have I only ever given you nightfall? Because there are daybreaks. Moments crescenting like … Continue reading On the Good Days
I’m 25, and I still ask for permission to live my life.