A List of Things I Am Resisting the Urge to Impulse Tweet

My grandma once told me I had an evil streak in me like my dad (her son). When I was in elementary school, my parents got into a drunken fight late at night and my mom threw her wedding ring out the second story window. The next morning, she made me and my sister help …

Boulder Detour

The thing about going non-verbal when I’m really anxious is that it’s not like my brain stops working. I still have thoughts, I have things I want to say—I’m just stopped. I used to think I was pretending, and boy isn’t that its own box of issues to unpack? Despite physically being unable to speak …

Volcano Home

When I was a teenager, I thought a lot about the Love of My Life. They would be mysterious, and they would just "get me," and they liked all my favorite bands, and they played guitar, and they were reckless and and everything was fireworks all the time. I liked, "talked to," and dated many …

TW: Death

Entering Proper Adulthood during a pandemic, at least for me, has triggered a lot of complicated thoughts--mostly, about Death. I think this is probably a normal reaction considering its a pretty present topic these days, but it's really shocked me. I never used to care about death--partially because I didn't think I would live very …

28 Days of Love

To say that I am overwhelmed, stressed, and feeling behind in the whirlwind of things I want to dedicate time to is an understatement. I expect to be Normal again somewhat soon. In the meantime, checkout my "28 Days of Love" playlist, featuring mostly songs by women, for women, about empowering women. Follow me on …

Having Your Own Back

I successfully survived my Last First Day of Undergrad. This semester I only have class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but I'm in class from 9AM - 4:30PM. Needless to say, by the end of the day I am beyond tired. Still, I think I'm really going to enjoy the schedule; it'll definitely be a lesson in self-discipline …