We tell ourselves that we look pretty and when someone else does, we negate it. We don’t tell ourselves that we’re beautiful, but when someone else does, we think they’re lying. I don’t feel like I am living very intentionally and intuitively right now. Some days are bolts of lightning and I feel like…… Continue reading The Art of Deflection
My usual m.o. would be to pull the hem down. Tug on the sleeves, trying to discreetly adjust a part of the flimsy fabric. I assumed I would be self-conscious about tnight’s fashion choice, though I love the dress and must have had at least some positive feelings while buying it. “It’s something else.” That’s…… Continue reading Lady Bug
I am sick. I am fainting, holding on to the paramedic so I don’t hit the ground face-first. Crying, not because I am in physical pain – but I am causing trouble for my family, again. The next time I set foot into a hospital, I’ll sit in an ambulance. No way I am ever…… Continue reading The Puppet
Once upon time, in a land with no smartphones… For the last 12+ hours, I got a glimpse of what my parents must have felt like in their 20s. I was on a date, overnight, and when I sat down on the train to his hometown, I noticed that I forgot to bring my phone.…… Continue reading That Time I Forgot My Phone and Left the House
I took this quote from a Youtube video by Hello Katy. She’s an awesome person and you should check out “I’m too heavy” and her other videos! When you think back about the moments or a period of time in your life when you were “happy” or “the hapiest person of them all”, what comes to…… Continue reading Who were you before the world told you who you should be?
Literally, you have been nice and tried to talk them away. They won’t leave. It’s time for some action. It’s raining outside and I am cold. There you go, suck in the air that smells of cliché and bad RomComs. The weather outside reflects my current mood perfectly. I am in this state of mind…… Continue reading How to Kick your Demons in the Face
Because I lied and I cheated and I lied a little more… I am the a-class advice giver, anywhere I go. People in my closer circle of acquaintances and friends ask for advice. I give advice to strangers. I know how to deal with Tinder “fuckboys” (for the lack of a better term, you may…… Continue reading Hypocrite.