How to Survive in this World with a Mental Illness

Living with a mental illness is very similar to being an endangered species at the zoo. It feels like there are large signs everywhere around you saying “fragile, proceed with caution” or “do not tap the glass”. Our society is structured in a way where serious topics such as suicide and self harm and quite … Continue reading How to Survive in this World with a Mental Illness

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Losing 40lbs

Junior year of high school I weighed 165 pounds. I was overweight and sedentary due to a sports injury that forced me to learn how to walk again. I was seventeen at the time, and thankfully surrounded by friends who didn’t give a shit what the scale said. They loved me regardless, but I knew … Continue reading Losing 40lbs