To The Voice (Breathless)

“The thing about a spiral is, if you follow it inward, it never actually ends. It just keeps tightening, infinitely.” ― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down “Good morning!” Or at least that’s what I want to say But every time I wake up I hold my breath Constraining myself Because there’s a voice …

The Perils of Writing Anxious

I rearranged my worries into an incoherent thought There is no logic or common sense Even if I proofread its sentences The clutter of the words will attack me They are hard to read But easy to digest How can something so poorly written, Badly structured, and filled with made-up words Cloud my better judgment, …

March Notes: Turtles All The Way Down (Not a John Green Review)

It’s already April but it isn’t too late to share my March notes with you. March was quite a month for me. A few things have happened which I cannot talk about right now –however expect a couple of years or so when it will be like a funny story. What I can talk about …

My Mental Illness is not Romantic

Dear skinny white men with a fetish for manic personalities Thank you for your movies and stories Highlighting how my mental illness Would make me the perfect woman for your Lacklustre, dull characters looking for life Or someone so broken to fill their egos Thank you for categorizing My anxiety as romantic

My Boyfriend’s Puppy Is Helping Me

I have been in a slump for the past couple of weeks but luckily my boyfriend’s dog has been there for me. I just finished school last December which meant I had to look for a full-time job now. The start of the job search was promising when the beginning of this year I was …

Pieces of Peace: My Anxiety is not Romantic

  My anxiety is not romantic. My anxiety is not a fetish you can bring into the bedroom.  Someone told you that someone with anxiety is a great lover.  You believe because of my constant need of validation that everything will be okay; I will pour my energy into our relationship.  You are sadly mistaken …