So this is 35 …

Also, what overthinking is really like. So sad. So true. Yeah. So at some point in the past week, I turned 35. Wow. How do I feel? Well, old. I can see some worry lines on my forehead … and thinking about them only causes more worry lines. I remember looking at the creases on […]

December 16th, 2016
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Todhiye. Or something like that.

I was once told that I have no staying power. That when things stop working for me, I leave. My response? Duh. Why am I holding on to something that isn’t working? Well, a lot of people do, apparently. They stay in impossible situations because of duty, or virtue, or fear of letting go. Of […]

October 21st, 2016
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Taking chances

I consider myself a feminist and a nice person. But … every once in a while … I think and say things that are sexist, malicious, and downright disrespectful. I’ve been accused of internalised misogyny when I disagree with the views of my fellow feminists, which is fairly often. I’ve also been called mean-spirited for enjoying the […]

September 2nd, 2016
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Procrastipression

Noun: The ‘too numb to do anything’ stage of an MDD cycle. Writing is my life. It literally keeps me breathing. So one of the first signs of a depressive cycle is when I can no longer write. It comes in bits and pieces, because I work at an ad agency, so I’m generally word-ing every […]

August 5th, 2016
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How to break up

Step 1: Shockingly discover you’re about to get dumped. Step 2: Pre-emptively change your profile photos. Step 3: Call your (soon-to-be-ex) love and confirm your hunch. Step 4: Get ridiculously drunk. Step 5: Tell everyone involved. You know, family, friends, wedding guests … Step 6: Exist in a lost zombie break-up haze. This part takes a […]

June 24th, 2016
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