Grief within a Dystopia

When COVID-19 began to impact our jobs and our social lives, my initial reaction was that people were going to have a hard time adjusting to a new way of life. Change seems to make people uncomfortable, it can be irritating. The US was hit by change within a blink of an eye. One day,Continue reading “Grief within a Dystopia”

Self care? What's that?

I originally started working on this post awhile back. I wasn’t sure where it was going or if it served a purpose. A lot has changed since then. With the current climate that we’re in, I think it is important to reflect on self care. By this I mean, what does self care look likeContinue reading “Self care? What's that?”

Dead and Alive

Before late 2017, I was someone with drive and ambition. I was dynamite. I had just gotten my first full time job, I had found my person, and I had the desire to go to grad school. For a moment, things felt perfect. Until they didn’t. He died. When he died, I died too. IContinue reading “Dead and Alive”

It’s been awhile

Grief is such a torturous thing, even more so during the winter time. November through February are full of painful reminders of what and who’s missing. It’s cold, the sun isn’t out as often, and your daily activities become sort of limited. Life unintentionally becomes dark, and your thoughts follow. It became so easy forContinue reading “It’s been awhile”