I love mornings because they feel like a clean slate. I don't know if that's always a helpful thought to have, because "clean slates" aren't really how the world works. But sometimes it helps me to know that if I go to bed feeling depressed or anxious or angry that tomorrow is a new day, … Continue reading Good Morning(s)
It's official: I have too many feelings. It's very inconvenient, to have this many feelings all the time. I keep meaning to finish and post the four other bits of writing I've started over the past few days...but, as usual, it's now 8pm and all I've done since finishing work two hours ago is listen … Continue reading Guys.
I wake every morning before 6am, not to the sound of an alarm, but to racing thoughts in my head. My anxiety has made it difficult to sleep, breathe, sit still, or relax in any capacity. A good portion of my day is spent repeating deep breaths, deep breaths over and over to myself until … Continue reading Calm on Corbett
It's been tough to write these past few weeks. It's been tougher than usual to read. Focusing is hard. I feel drained of creative energy and, even when I do feel inspired to write, I can't focus long enough to finish any train of thought. That being said -- there are certain things that get … Continue reading [NOT!!!!!] What I Eat in a Day
It's 5:04 pm on a Saturday but if I hadn't consulted my phone I'd have no idea what time of day it was. The sky has been the same translucent grey since I woke up, making it impossible to distinguish between morning and evening. I'm typing this on my phone as I walk laps around … Continue reading Shenandoah Sunsets (for My Sister)