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Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

With Bell Let's Talk coming up in a couple of weeks, and Survivor's Connection coming up just after that, I thought now would be a good time to discuss how to discuss the fact that you or someone you love may have mental health issues. The first thing that is important to understand is that … Continue reading Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

Dear Monday

I've been stuck watching The Royals, with little more to do than watch television and write. And I've been thinking about relationships. We do so much harm to each other, in an effort to pursue what we think will make us happy. As human beings, we struggle so much with emotions, and we don't talk … Continue reading Dear Monday

You Asked For This…That’s Why You

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qO_3HEyiYY&list=RDMM&start_radio=1&rv=e9ZTGltPHEY "Why Me?" This is how Ice Cube starts this song, and every time I hear that line, I laugh, because the first response that comes to my mind is "because you asked for this." When you work towards a goal, and then something bad happens, like a person getting murdered or dying, we often … Continue reading You Asked For This…That’s Why You

What Does “Systemic Racism” Mean?

"Blame the Patriarchy," is a phrase that white, right-wing folks use, to make fun of us who are telling you that yes, we are in fact, blaming the patriarchy. For four hundred years, white men - in particular - have had control of this planet, and they are fighting for it with everything they have. … Continue reading What Does “Systemic Racism” Mean?

Connection, Collaboration, Motivation

I have been thinking about what I want this year to be about. These are the three words that I've chosen. I want to connect with others, collaborate with them, and motivate others to see that the darkness that we're struggling with, isn't as heavy as it feels. There have been so many days in … Continue reading Connection, Collaboration, Motivation

Stuck Between Covid and Anemia: The #DisabilityTwitter Folks Should Understand This Well

I don't talk about Anemia very often, and I don't discuss the fact that I've had covid, because it was my fault I caught it. I wasn't wearing a mask, mostly and actually entirely, because I couldn't afford to buy them, so I didn't have any for a while, and I caught the Covid. Here's … Continue reading Stuck Between Covid and Anemia: The #DisabilityTwitter Folks Should Understand This Well