On healing

I remember being twenty-five, newly sober, and feeling like the scum of the earth. Everything felt impossibly hard and overwhelming. I remember being scared, so scared, that I had messed everything up beyond the possibility of repair. Everything was a hurdle. I couldn’t figure out how I had gotten to where I was, why everything […]

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Turkeys

Every time I push publish on a new post, I have a moment of feeling sick to my stomach. I feel panicky and trauma-y and question what in the actual f*ck I just did. Why do I make this choice? Why do I feel a call to share all of this? Why in God’s name […]

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September is for Self-Care

Hello everyone! I hope that you all had an absolutely fabulous holiday weekend. I know that I did! It is rare for me to get two days off in a row, and I took full advantage of them! I went to the beach, rode bikes along the boardwalk, miraculously avoided a sunburn, cuddled with the […]

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Seconds and Inches

“Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.” -E.H. Eriksonย  Seconds and inches. That’s all that separates our paths from each other, from our fates. One step to the left, one […]

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