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”

Some days

Some days felt like eternity, and some days felt like hell. Other days felt like eternity in hell. I was, and still am, tormented by the constant thoughts of “what if”. “What if I had texted them sooner? What if I had gotten off of work a little bit earlier? What if I had saidContinue reading “Some days”

Death, a stranger and a friend.

Death was something I was always aware of. He was no stranger to me or my family. My mother lost her father at a young age. Even though this happened well before my time, that’s the first recollection I have of death. When I was a small child (maybe five or six) I had aContinue reading “Death, a stranger and a friend.”

The Day My World Stood Still

For some reason, I was awake early, at around seven or eight in the morning. This was unusual for a Sunday, as it is a day of rest. Like any other millennial, the first thing I did was check my phone. To my surprise, I had received a call from both my partner’s (whom weContinue reading “The Day My World Stood Still”