Tag: poetry

i would be lying if i said recovery was easy– if i pretended it didn’t bother me that my tiny waist has expanded; that my clothes still fit, but fit “differently;” or that i am no longer “the skinny girl” with the pale skin and perfectly flat stomach. between obsessive calorie counting and the regained […]

I can finally saw my first draft of my memoir The Bipolar Writer is put together. It has been a struggle because I have been so busy. Now it is time for proofreading and editing at a more serious level. I am giving myself the rest of March to edit my memoir, and I will […]

This is another ode from Terry Fisher’s upcoming book Inside and Out. This of course is part of the major freelance project I worked on in January and February. You find my thoughts on this project here. Reflecting on my Big Freelance Project This ode is of a special friend of Terry’s who passed away. I […]

I love these weekly wrap-up’s because they are a good way to end my week. I will keep short this week because I am in the midst of finals. I have a quick turnaround between semesters so I am trying to finish by mid-week and then take the rest of the week off. I am […]

A little background on 12:15 am. I wrote this at on April 29th of 2017 during one of my worst panic attacks of my life. This “poem” is just my thoughts during this event as it pertains to anxiety and panic attacks. It was tough because I was restless and anxious, so it was hard […]

Over the course of the last month, I have had the honor to do a freelance project called Inside and Out with a local writer named Terry Fisher. In the book, the author writes a variety of odes and musings from her own life. The author took a chance on me and gave me everything […]

it was always an ideal to me mental illness was a theory, a concept of something tragic that could never touch someone like me because girls with dimpled smiles and happy families do not push food around on their plates to distract from emotional pain or lie awake at night, unable to sleep as they […]