When I started my blog a year ago, I didn’t expect to be dealing with the issues I have now. Last year, I was just diagnosed with Hashimoto’s and finishing up my degree in English. These last few months have been defined by my health, particularly my thyroid eye disease. It’s sad but true. EyesContinue reading “Trials and Tribulations”
Society has a standard for everyone. If you’re outside of the cookie cutter Example, then you’re deemed as different. As we grow up, we realize we all have our Struggles and strides, we’re all different in Some shape or form. Though, those who Are capable of protecting what makes them Different are lucky. Those whoContinue reading “Outside of the Box”
Love isn’t defined by gender. But we live in a society where Many people are still taught Love between a man and a woman is natural And everything else is sinful.This teaching is dangerous because It leads to shame for those who love peopleOutside the heteronormative view.Acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community has grownOver the lastContinue reading “Love Isn’t Defined by Gender”
Be your loud, beautiful self.Don’t allow those who Don’t understand youTo the silence the singingIn your soul.
For some people, who they love takes time to figure out. They are taught by social constructsthat liking someone of the same sex is different. As a kid, you don’t want to be seen as different, you want to fit in with your peers as best you can. So you mask who you are forContinue reading “The Lies You Unlearn”
When the sun disappearsbehind a long flowof stratus clouds, winter returns.The fireplace brings us heat on cold nightsin late May.Snow falls twicein two days,blanketing the green grass and melting against the roads remaining warm, contrastingthe winter airlingering in spring.
RebirthThe earth is alive again,the smells of recently bloomed flowers linger thru the afternoon air.It will fade by summer,but at this moment, they’re wild. ReminderLife never sits still,it’s constantly moving, whether you like it or not.It’s our jobs as humans are to evolve with the times.Move forward instead of back,focusing on the past will onlyContinue reading “The Beauty of Spring”
Before I say hello,I acknowledgeto myselfwhat will happen. I will stutter. Sometime throughout the string of words that will flowout of my mouth, there will be a bump.It’s inevitable. This is okay. A bump or two of threewon’t kill my flow. A big bump that causes me to use a trick won’t stop me from speaking. What’s important is that I share my thoughts. I speak formy voice,my voicedoes not speak for me.I continueContinue reading “Before I Say Hello”
“We will just wait,” my doctor reassures me at the end of another long visit.The limited resources I have to aid my symptoms cause more damage than improvement.So I accept what I cannot changeand wait for change to occur.I just got my vision back after months of fuzziness,oh what it’s like to see clearly, such aContinue reading “Time is My Only Healer”
My mother waits longer than she had anticipated for me to walk back thru the door I entered half an hour ago. Whenever she’s left in the waiting room, nothing good comes from it. The first time, I lost three wrong teeth. I was twelve. “You’re old enough to go back by yourself,” she toldContinue reading “Waiting Room Blues”