Home and hiding

I’m in my room hiding in my bed. It’s safe and cozy and I have pretzels. I am going to have to seek out some water eventually, but for now I’m fine. I love my parents so much, but I just don’t feel up to “people-ing” right now. I am overwhelmed. I burnt myself out … Continue reading Home and hiding

Trying to keep a smile on my face…

…but I’m not having it today. I have been super high energy, trying to keep things afloat for my friend and trying to maintain a façade of “happy” so they would feel “okay.” I do that. I hate that I do that, but I do. I am ready to be in bed all day. I … Continue reading Trying to keep a smile on my face…

Silly undergrad

Describe the most ambitious DIY project you've ever taken on. When I was an undergraduate student at Michigan State University, I had my very first apartment. My mom had gotten me some new furniture and I thought I was all set. It was a loft-style apartment and I loved it. I made myself dinner every … Continue reading Silly undergrad


I’m in such a good mood this morning! I got plenty of sleep and I have lots to do today. I’m with my friend and I have to get them motivated to get their stuff done so we can get out of town today. We are going to a concert that should be pretty fun, … Continue reading Giddy


I’m trying to pack for the weekend this morning and I should have done it last night. I’m trying to get it done before I go to therapy so I can keep driving to my friend’s house from there. My friend is going with me to a concert out of town this weekend and then … Continue reading Stressed


I am so very talented at masking my emotions, even from myself. What I mean by that is, I tend to not even notice that I’m not feeling anything, at least not anything deeply, unless it’s really profound or I’m very vulnerable to emotion for some reason. It’s especially true if I’m with someone who … Continue reading Masking