Why Women Are Morbid Sometimes

December 1, 2017 / 40 Comments

I haven’t participated in the #MeToo movement but that doesn’t mean I’m not part of it. From “dick pics” to inappropriate workplace comments to being followed, I’ve been there. I’ve felt unsafe, unvalued, violated, and vulnerable.   I didn’t realize how much I’ve adjusted my life because of men until…

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Fear and Its Friend

August 25, 2017 / 3 Comments

I just crawled into bed after too many hours spent watching National News. I find hurricane coverage captivating because nature is amazing and I’ve always liked weather. Plus, it’s thrilling to watch newscasters and meteorologists report from the middle of a hurricane while trying to not get blown away. I…

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strong and capable woman

I am strong, I am capable, I am afraid.

August 9, 2017 / 4 Comments

I cut my own hair last night. It was so long and every time I took a shower I got angry at the mane hanging down my back, wet and tangled. I watched a tutorial, carefully parted my hair, tied it neatly together per the instructions, and then slowly mangled…

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