you’re doing fine; keep going

Outgoing. That's a new adjective to adjust to. I'm doing outgoing activities like open mics, performing monologues, and this upcoming zine fest called the Betty Zine Fest in Newark, October 7th, 2017 from 11am-4pm. I'll be tabling and selling there, my first time doing so at a zine fest! I'm really excited but nervous. Though…

you’re one step braver, little one

If I want to become and be known as a mental health advocate, I'm going to need to speak honestly about ALL aspects of my mental illness. I'm bipolar and I've had severe depression for years and have experienced mania. Depression is relatively easy to talk about since it's the most discussed and most publicized…

you deserve more than what you’re giving to yourself

This is an excerpt from a deleted tumblr entry I made like two years ago. It was venomous, too personal, and I believe the word is depressing. I put too much emotion and effort to just let them be gone forever so I printed them all out and placed them in my red binder. I…