How I Got Here

Selfie of the author, a light-skinned Filipina American woman, showing the full length of her very long black hair reaching the bottom of her rib cage. She’s wearing eye glasses and a big red lipped smile, her right hand on her hip while wearing a dark green dress with flowers all over Content warning: mentions…

listen to your body and not what you want to embody

Content Warning: psychosis, delusions, mental health, mental illness, eating disorder, suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, toxic, insanity, depression, hospital, bipolar disorder I am safe and stable now, this recollects past experiences along with with my present situation. Image description: From first page of my “Words I Held: An Autobiographical Tale of Intrigue” ushered by Elisabeth Faye…

I deserve to be heard

“Healing Through Trauma: Filipinx Artists Speak” Panel featuring Lis P. Sipin-Gabon, Eileen Ramos, and MT Vallarta on Thursday, 4/30. For The Digital Sala, a virtual Filipinx Literature+ Festival. http://www.linktr.ee/TheDigitalSala I’m learning not to give energy to negative events and people, to not speak about them and vent ‘cuz that detracts your attention. To let go…

Psychotic Break Monologue

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Feileen.ramos.904%2Fvideos%2F10100958822134899%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Here's a video of me performing "Psychotic Break" taken by Shanet at the Yeah, That's What She Said Motherland Open Mic awhile back. And this is the original run when I performed the monologue for In Full Color 2017 in February. It just occurred to me that I should share my monologue on this…