Category Archives: Lifestyle

Up and Up

Thriving takes courage. Living the life I’ve wanted so badly to live has taken courage. And here I am. Living it. This past weekend was wonderful. Amazing. Inspiring. Over the weekend, I taught a class on writing erotic fiction and … Continue reading

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Interview with Leland Carina via fetish.com

Hello, lovely readers! I wanted to share my recent interview with Leland Carina on Leather Families for fetish.com. After meeting her at The Mystery Box Show, I was instantly impressed by her knowledge, confidence, and kind demeanor. And, of course, her … Continue reading

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Shifting Rape Culture, We Are the Lightning

Today was a beautiful day. I’ve been working so hard these last few weeks with pretty much no rest, so I took a self-care day today and it was wonderful. Of course, by self-care day I mean taking two naps … Continue reading

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Witnessing Pain

Yesterday was a hard day. I had a lot to accomplish (and I did so) but I also had to work through being shut down and that wasn’t pretty. It was quite painful, in fact. But I did it. And … Continue reading

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Happy Surprises

This has been a rough week. I had intense oral surgery that left a gaping hole in my sinus cavity (okay, it’s probably quite small, but it certainly doesn’t feel that way) and it’s taking twice as long to heal … Continue reading

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Writing, Therapy, and Thriving

Last night I got back to a writing project—okay, a novel—that I was hoping to finish by last December. I’ve never had so much trouble writing a novel before. Usually, I’m quite fast and can crank them out. First drafts, … Continue reading

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Sweatpants & Relationships | Joyous Sexuality via sweatpantsandcoffee.com

Right now, I feel it’s more important than ever to own who I am sexually. Things have shifted with our new administration and many people I know are pulling inward out of fear of being judged or harassed. But denial … Continue reading

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