The Body Obsessive

This is a post about my relationship with food. So, trigger warning for content about diets, body image, and eating disorders, etc. I think I was put on my first diet around age.. oh, I don't know, 11 or so? It's hard to tell. My mother, being concerned about her own weight and the way … Continue reading The Body Obsessive

Coming Back to Me

So, a few things have been happening over here in the Okayish corner of the world. The First Big Thing is that a few weeks ago, I got a random email on a Sunday morning from my ex-husband, in which he wrote that he wished we could still talk, and that he is sorry. Yes. … Continue reading Coming Back to Me

On Self-Care…

In this moment I am sitting on a comfy couch, hedgehog in my lap, as a dog barks anxiously outside my doors. I've rented an Airbnb up north for myself and my hedgie for the weekend--just the two of us--as a thank you and congratulations to myself for completing the first year of internships without … Continue reading On Self-Care…

What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

It’s 11:45am and I’m standing at the train station waiting to go to work, the sky hanging low and heavy with the promise of sleet. I'm late. I’ve just finished my morning internship shift, where I processed two clients out of our therapeutic relationship together because they’re both graduating next week, and I’m feeling pensive … Continue reading What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

It Happened. Now It’s (Finally) Time to Heal.

TW: This post talks about relationship abuse  & sexual abuse, and contains some foul language. Recently, I've been thinking a lot about past relationships. Not just my most recent ended relationship, but my marriage, and a particularly abusive relationship that I endured for two years in college. But, mostly, I've been thinking about that abusive … Continue reading It Happened. Now It’s (Finally) Time to Heal.