Chronic Illness and Eating Disorders

Food and I always had a complex relationship, but after I had my second open heart surgery in between my freshmen and sophomore year I started losing weight. The more I lost weight the more in control I felt over my body.

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Stay Afraid, but Do it Anyway – Carrie Fisher

Continuing on the perfectionist series I have to add a nod to my favorite feminist heroes, Carrie Fisher. She once said “Stay afraid, but do it anyway.” I hit me so hard that I Carrie Fisher had it right. As she did with many things. It’s okay to be afraid of doing things and taking […]

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Trauma and Isolation

Do you ever feel alone around people? I remember this strange sense of isolation when I returned to school the summer after my open-heart surgery when I was 14. Something in me changed. I feel this again. I thought I was fine during my time off work. I kept myself busy. Although, I was by […]

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Two Months Post-Op

Yesterday marked two months since my surgery. There are so many things I’m grateful for. These past two months have been spent with a whole lot of healing.

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Where do those with Disabilities fit into Suicide Prevention Week?

Flash back to eight year old me. I had just moved to a new school for the fifth time due to my parents having issues with schools and their PE program and how they treated me. This time was different I didn’t just move schools but I moved to a new town too. The town […]

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New Patreon Site up!

My Patreon site is up and running with 5 tiers to choose from. Patreon Link Why become a Patron? When you become a patron you get access to my patron only blog. Different tiers grant you more rewards and I promise you they won’t disappoint.  You’re monthly Patron will… When you become a patron you […]

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