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Darkness is Beautiful

This week has been one of the hardest weeks in a long time. I didn’t realize until recently that I hadn’t dealt with some memories. I’d dealt with the memories leading up to the events, but not the events themselves. … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Space

This day has been all over the place. It hasn’t gone to plan, that’s for sure. A lot hasn’t gone to plan lately and mostly, that’s great. It’s because I’ve crossed this barrier I didn’t know existed. Not until I … Continue reading

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Be Kind

There’s a lot I’ve wanted to say lately and I’ve been unable to. Whether it’s due to illness, massive amounts of schoolwork and paid gigs and deadlines, or even that I simply don’t have the emotional bandwidth to say it … Continue reading

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Crumbling and Rising

Today, I posted something on Facebook about wanting to crumble to the ground and be done. While I’m still feeling some ‘meh’ energy, I’m also doing better after working through a lot of emotions this afternoon. I cried a lot, … Continue reading

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One More Light

I need to feel a lot of emotion tonight apparently. Emo days have been happening a lot lately for the reason I brought up in my last post… it’s the worst time of year for me. Tonight, as I’m thinking … Continue reading

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That Time of Year Again…

Every August, I start going through body memory of things that happened to me. My body aches, I grind my teeth (often breaking some), my jaw and head throb, and this unnerving fear kicks in. It consumes me, even when … Continue reading

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What We See Is About Us

Focusing on my responses to others rather than their behavior has shifted a lot for me. It’s allowed me to be around people that I’d not have been comfortable with prior. I’d likely have had a panic attack in the … Continue reading

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