clarity, boundaries, & saying “fuck yea” to whatever’s next

My hours got cut at work. And I am amped. I’ve bounced back and forth between I CLEARLY MUST HAVE A SUCCESSFUL FREELANCE CAREER DOING WHAT I LOVE. and Realistically, having the structure of a normal desk job is good for me. Maybe I should commit myself to a full-time schedule? Is that the responsible […]

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DAY THREE: on showing up for others

Follow-through was never a specialty of mine. In fact, I was known to be a bit of a flake. I’d frequently cancel last-minute and, if I did show up for plans, I’d arrive late. Committing to things has been a stressful obstacle for me over the years, and today I got to experience how much I’ve grown over my years of recovery.

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my unique relationship with bugs…

I have compassion for all beings. ALL beings. In fact, I think I take it a little far. I vacuumed a spider last week and cried for an hour. As a result, here is my relationship with cockroaches.

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and then there was that time i had huge dreams

Illusions of grandeur. Spiritual arrogance. Self-sabotaging by setting unrealistic goals. ^^^ These are all things I’ve heard… From others… From books… From myself. And I’ve taken each into consideration. Because that’s the type of person I am. If someone says something to me and it stings… I think, “Hm. Maybe there’s some truth in there. Let’s unpack […]

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That one time I went skinny dipping + the fun police in my head

I wasn’t a very adventurous teenager. I was mostly concerned with potential repercussions for certain actions, tip-toeing ever-so-carefully to avoid the landmines of consequence. As a result, I was rarely invited to parties. I was the person who was like, “Did you know ecstasy can burn holes in your brain?” A fun sponge, if you […]

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