Tag Archives: family

To the Woman on the Porch

To the Woman on the Porch, I’m not sure where to start or even who to address this letter to. I mean, how do you start a letter to a woman you don’t know but briefly met over ten years … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Celebrate Easter

This year Easter feels different. Not because I have fallen out of love with Jesus but because I’ve fallen out of love with the church, my church specifically. For the first time in years I did not attend church on … Continue reading

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2016 You’ve Done Well

Once again I find myself sitting at home with coughs racking my body every few minutes, diagnosed with Bronchitis. I’ve been back in Washington for almost two weeks and it seems as if all is back to normal. I’m working at … Continue reading

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Why I Voted For A Woman

I voted for a woman today. I won’t bore you with how monumental that is or how life changing it will be for so many little girls but I will tell you why I voted for that nasty woman. I … Continue reading

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Nostalgia is a Deadly Game

I’ve been very nostalgic lately. Something I try my best not to be especially when it comes to my eating disorder. It’s a deadly trap that you can let yourself be caught in when you begin to think back to … Continue reading

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Taking Off

I wanted a way out. A way to make a change. I gathered the small number of clothes that I owned and folded them into my duffle bag along with a select few personal items: my grandmother’s mauve lipstick which … Continue reading

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Will I Be In Recovery Forever?

Not long ago I believed myself to be fully recovered from my eating disorder. However, I’ve come to realize that I was simply going through an easy part of my life. A comfortable and familiar part. Working two jobs I … Continue reading

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