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Cleo the Miracle Cat

August 11, 2019 // 1 Comment

November 8, 2018 started out as any ordinary work day. The weather had been warm for November, and I was bemoaning this fact, as I am a cool weather person. I’d woken up [...]

Overheard in the Coffee Shop

August 6, 2019 // 1 Comment

Content warning: suicide My name is not Alan Smithee. Unlike the Hollywood directors who ran from their projects, I want to attach my name to this post. I just can’t. There [...]

It’s Not A Rant, It’s My Reality

August 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Content warning: suicide, loss Ever notice when we get completely worked up and really want to express what affects us deeply, we call it a rant? I’ve had rants before. [...]

Personal Essays | Two Parallel Lives

March 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

I am living two parallel lives. I am both happy and sad. My heart is so full, and yet so broken. I look toward the future with both hope and dread. [...]

To Myself, On The Birth of My Daughter

January 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Dear new-mom-me, You have heard people say that it is hard. You have heard people say that you can’t understand what it’s like until you’ve been through it. You have [...]

The Dream and Nightmare of Celiac Disease

November 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

The night of my diagnosis, I wrote the word “celiac” in bold black letters on the palm of my hand. When I awoke the next morning, I needed to know, immediately and [...]
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