The Great Divide: Race, Rights, and Real Change

Over the past few days, as I read my twitter and facebook feeds, Iโ€™ve been feeling deeply frustrated. There seem to be an enormous amount of alarming things happening in the world right now, and the response Iโ€™m seeing ranges from inspiring to appalling. I want to lend my voice in support, but it is…

Sick Days

Sometimes, when I’ve had a series of good weeks, I forget how much it sucks to be sick. Right now, I’m really sick – can’t get out of bed, sore all over, trouble breathing sick. In light of that, I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts and eating a lot of soup. My boyfriend…

My Fickle Muses

Why is it that some days it feels like pulling teeth to get myself to sit down and write? I would rather be doing anything else – scrubbing the floors, washing cookie sheets (we all know how much that sucks, right? or is it just me?), doing laundry, chasing down cat hair tumbleweeds. I find…

Learning Compassion

Today is my first day in a neck brace, and I couldn’t be more excited! It’s one of those little foam ones – I’ll post a picture on Instagram later – and I’m going to try to wear it at least 50% of my waking hours until I get closer to full mobility in my…

Brief Hopes

Oof, blogging regularly is turning out to be a real challenge for me. The Dream, as it has always been, is that someday I will be well enough to juggle work, blog, new writing, and goodness gracious, I guess a personal life?! Currently, I’m weeks behind on work (including housework, sorry honey!), so I’ll make…