Self-care is my biggest hypocrisy. I preach it, but have trouble partaking in it. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I grew up caring for my younger siblings. I was a mother for them when I was still a child myself. That meant giving things up. It’s how I transitioned so easily from public to private school. Working all evening as a janitor and then studying all night was difficult, but it was necessary to get to somewhere better.
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Hope and Suicide


Two nights ago, I got halfway through writing a new post. I can’t recall what it was about. But that doesn’t matter anymore. On Monday night, the only thing that mattered was the person on the other end of the phone and making sure they saw another sunrise. Continue reading Hope and Suicide

Empowering Girls, One Page at a Time


Yesterday was almost a really good day for me. I was off, I got to cuddle with my boyfriend, and I even had some downtime to screw around on the internet. It’s that last one which led me to discover that there’s a terrible, terrible person trying to write a book for young girls. Continue reading Empowering Girls, One Page at a Time