Food For Thought:

“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t”

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

Category: Feeble Attempts to Convey This Mess in My Head


I don’t know if it more stupefies or saddens me that each and every time someone seems surprised when they discover I have a head injury and/or cognitive impairments and/or slew of mental/emotional disorders (etc), I’m legitimately taken aback. Do Read more…


All has not been entirely well in the kingdom lately. A lot has happened since last I posted, though I suppose that’s simply what happens when you only poke your head in once or twice a month, at best. Still Read more…


Why? From the age of three when our restless young minds simply must know why the sky is blue (at 3:27 in the morning, no less) to our early twenties when we’re eating a pint of ice cream on the Read more…


“Sometimes, when the stars align just right, everything works out. When you’re scared and alone, hope comes along.” One year ago, Brandon looked at me from across the small booth, concern in his eyes and patience in his voice. “We Read more…


Sometimes I find meaning in the strangest things. Like for example in a He-Man song. Okay wait, maybe I should clarify. You see, despite my disgusting ignorance of all things pop culture I of course was no stranger to this gem: I didn’t Read more…


I have so much I wish to share with you all, but due to a variety of reasons, I’m unable to disclose more just yet. Rest assured though, big, exciting, and slightly completely terrifying changes are coming. To the select Read more…


“It’s like I’m some sort of adrenaline junkie who gets off on emotional masochism.” Upon coming to this realization with Therapist #2 (of 7, going on 8, now), I was met with the clinical “you have to get sick and Read more…


A while back someone asked me the inevitable (and rather vexatious) question, “What do you do for a living?” I told them that I’m a writer. That I have a novel I’ve been slowly piecing together for the past 3 Read more…


In light of the most recent news circling social media, I think it’s safe to say the general consensus is that 2016 has been a massive, horrible dumpster fire of a year, as far as celebrity deaths go. At risk of Read more…

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