I don't normally write about my siblings because neither of them have public lives in the way that I do as a writer and journalist. That's why I don't say much about them on my blog. I want them to be able to figure out their own lives in peace. When I write about them … Continue reading I get to talk to my siblings now
I’m getting so much better at saying something when male coworkers say inappropriate things. Today one of my coworkers at the coffee shop came up to me when I was making drinks on bar during a flurry of customers and showed me an explicit meme with Kermit and Miss Piggy with a caption like “where’s … Continue reading I said nothing for years. Now I confront sexual harassment at work.
Originally posted on Facebook on August 31, 2018. Hi guys. Somehow I've made it through another year, and I lived to tell the tale. Turning 29 feels old because I'm still young inside. It's kind of like the end of the book "Fog Magic" when Greta tells her father she thinks getting older is like … Continue reading So I’m turning 29: World Suicide Prevention Day 2018
Originally posted on Facebook April 20, 2018. So for those of you who've been around me a while know that I came out of a fundamentalist religious background and I worked for several years to weed those things out of my life. Those old thought patterns were rooted in some people's unhealthy desires to control … Continue reading The journey continues: How I’m healing from spiritual abuse
Originally posted on April 4, 2018. So I went on a journey this last weekend to find my grandparents’ graves. I was in Houston anyway after dropping a friend off at the airport and I don’t get much time off to go adventuring between work and school. I didn’t expect it to be so gut-wrenching. … Continue reading Grief is complicated