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About Nanea Hoffman (287 Articles)
Nanea Hoffman is the founder of Sweatpants & Coffee. She writes, she makes things, and she drinks an inordinate amount of coffee. She is also extremely fond of sweatpants. She believes in love, peace, joy, comfort, and caffeinated beverages.

Stupid Little Reasons to Stay

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Content warning: this piece contains mentions of suicidal ideation, PTSD, and depression The bedroom is quiet and gray. Only a strip of pearly morning glows around the edges [...]

The Gift of Fire: What the Anger Teaches

September 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

I smelled the fire before I knew what it was. I couldn’t see it or feel it, but the air smelled wrong. An acrid, smoky scent hung in the air as I went about my day, tending [...]

The Perfect Flat Lay Life

September 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

I can basically sum up what I’ve been thinking and feeling for the past year as: “Everything is horrible, but life is still beautiful.” Because, DUDE. Have you seen the [...]

Wishlist from a Struggler

August 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s happened to all of us. We hear of someone else’s illness or misfortune, and we feel bad for them. Or, maybe we’re frightened or triggered because we’re reminded [...]

Dreams of Lemon Meringue Pie

August 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

My father grew up in an abandoned house in Pālama, one of the less reputable parts of Honolulu. He didn’t even wear shoes until middle school, which was mostly fine [...]

The Boy In The Playroom

July 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

When I was seven, I was healed by a miracle. That’s how my parents always told it. The night before, we’d had company. It was a weeknight, which meant my sister and I [...]
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