Leslie and I were talking the other day about how we only have so many "energetic" hours in our day; namely, the first few after we wake up. My hours of peak focus and energy are probably 6am-11am, after which I become increasingly unfocused and useless. The problem with having this limited 5 hour window … Continue reading Racing in the Street
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)