awareness & action do not begin & end on social media

Let me start off by saying that I'm hyper-aware of the irony in expressing my frustrations with the internet and social platforms using those very things as the vehicle to get my message across.  Fitting though, as that is the nature of this beast, the internet. Because I am a person who publishes writing on the internet … Continue reading awareness & action do not begin & end on social media

there’s validity in your emotions (especially in arguments)

Have you ever noticed that if you're arguing/disagreeing/discussing something with someone, they'll call a halt to the conversation if they see you getting upset? I can't discuss this with you because you're too emotional.  Or maybe it's you that "can't deal" with people getting upset if you're talking about something passionately.  Discourse is often put into a perceived and … Continue reading there’s validity in your emotions (especially in arguments)

you & your friends will survive long-distance friendships just fine

When one of my closest friends got a job right after graduation, you could say I was a bit down.  Our moms met when they were each pregnant with their respective child (seriously!), so to not have that familiarity and that presence in my life was horrifying.  No longer would she be able to come over … Continue reading you & your friends will survive long-distance friendships just fine

nine things guys say when they find out you are chronically ill

Dating is hard enough by itself and having a chronic illness adds an additional level of complications. So yes, I’d like you to accept my normal "crazy girl" stuff, but I also need you to understand, accept, and deal with the chronic illness I face everyday. That’s a super awesome elevator speech for dating if I’ve ever … Continue reading nine things guys say when they find out you are chronically ill