The Book of Essie By Meghan MacLean Weir Published June 2018 I borrowed this book from my local library. Get a library card and use it! This review contains slight spoilers and references to sex abuse I really loved this book. I couldn't put it down. I know most people say that about the books [...]
love winter, but I've never really loved Christmas. I find christmas movies obnoxious and christmas music grating like nails on a chalkboard. I hate red and green together, and the insane consumerism surrounding at least America's Christmas is absurd.
I love food, but some foods don't love me. I have spent most of my adult life constipated and in pain. I was in such constant pain that when I finally removed the foods in my life that were contributing to the pain, I actually began noticing when other foods upset my stomach. I know [...]
Why is being an attention seeker perceived as a negative thing? Why can I be an attention seeker in my writing but not in my life? Why do we shame and resent people who need more or a different kind of attention than we do?
After my breast reduction, I wore my stained surgical bras for months pining for the day I could buy new pretty bras. When I was allowed to buy and wear real bras, we went straight to Nordstrom's. Mom and I wanted to get me something special as my “first bra” and mom actively boycotts Victoria's [...]
Never let someone make you feel bad about a decision you made about your body because it makes you less sexually appealing to them or someone else. Your worth is not determined by your sex appeal, do not let anyone make you think that it is.
Fleeting happiness is still happiness, I just wish I had more of it when I was this age. Trigger Warning: depression, death, self-harm, suicide, eating disorders This is a condensed (but still long AF) telling of my journey to mental health. I realized as I started writing this, that I am tired of writing about [...]