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Beyond rape: let the healing begin

I am lucky, I am blessed, and I am privileged. I don’t particularly like these words, but just because I don’t like them doesn’t mean they’re not true. Luck suggests I have no agency in my own life, that good stuff simply happens to me. A lot of times, my life feels that way. Blessed […]

Spirit animals and such

She used to be a goldfish. Her name was Cleo and I got her tattooed on my arm. At that point in my life, I lived in a cocoon, content to swim around in my little cubic bubble, watching the world outside. I didn’t feel like I was missing out, because I could see everything, […]

You mattered. Go safely Chester. Photograph by Tibor Bozi / Redux If you live in Kenya and you feel like giving up, please don’t. Call the Befrienders Kenya Suicide Prevention Hotline on 0733​​​​​​​​​​​​​​736542304  or 0722178177. https://www.befrienderskenya.org/suicide.html ♫ Battle symphony ♫ Linkin Park ♫

To feel or not to feel …

It’s not really a question. There are certain kinds of people who – based on their actions and MBTI – seem to have no feelings. Of course it’s entirely possible … maybe even probable … that they do have feelings and are just really good at hiding them. Or suppressing them. Or dismissing them. I’m not one […]

Panic in the banking hall

So last night, I got a statement for an an account I haven’t used in a while. It’s a savings account with no levy fees … or so I thought. But after the statement claiming I had accrued fees and penalties and shit, I started to worry about all my other ‘dormant’ accounts. I spent […]