When I was younger (not much younger, this was between 2017 and 2018), I wrote stories about young women who grabbed onto the idea of marriage as a path to happiness and a way to claw themselves out of the problems they had in their lives. Let’s talk about all the problems with that mindset. … Continue reading Changing Perspective
...there are rich, gorgeous, vibrant ideas tucked into a corner of my brain. You might know the one – it’s that out of the way, kind of awkward to get to place that you shove everything you don’t have the energy to deal with? The one that you need to drag out the step ladder to get to, move four boxes and a rusty fan to even see.
I don’t have a strong nose. I think of scent as my weakest sense, even though I have nearsighted eyes to the power of -10. Even so, there are certain scents that’ll always get my attention. A few years ago, I had a kitchen fire after frying up some samosas. Five minutes ago, my mother … Continue reading Scent Memory
When I’m sick, I turn into a horrible conversationalist because nothing sounds good anymore and all I can seem to focus on is that my body and I are two separate entities and I (my brain) am losing to it. This is wrong, of course. We cannot separate ourselves from our bodies, even though we … Continue reading The Never-ending To Do List
Three months of no monthly gratitude posts and it kind of feels like my mind isn't quite sure what to settle on anymore. It's been a rough few months. To be honest, it's been a rough few years. Today especially, I'm grateful for the growth that's allowed me to reach this point. A year ago, … Continue reading What I am Grateful for this Month (June)