900 words is a short sentence;

I am an information hoarder. As long as I can remember my orientation to the world has been to take in all the information I can possibly handle in any given moment, hour, or day and rest only when absolutely necessary to recuperate mental capacity. To me, information has always been synonymous with safety. The …

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Challenge Accepted;

Have you ever tried to sit yourself down and write at least 10 positive things about you? No, more than that—10 things that you like about yourself? I haven’t. But I’ve been challenged, and it’s been in the back of my mind ever since. The weird thing is that I would consider myself someone who …

She is Sex;

I want you to feel uncomfortable when you read this. I want you to think about the words that you’ve said and the looks you’ve given me, or her. I want you to cringe at the next line and the next and the next, like I’ve cringed at your ‘compliments.’ & I don’t want it …

On Transparency;

Up until this point in my life I’ve done my utmost to present myself as an opaque being. I’ve never believed that I could be understood and therefore I never tried. I’m taking baby steps to say what I’m feeling, to voice my struggles and my inner life, fighting tooth and nail against the truth …

Be gentle with me;

Reading about introversion is so impressively soothing. Even though I know I have many talents and skills, I often forget how useful I can be, because it is shrouded in my ever growing exhaustion from constant, incessant, and dreadful overstimulation. A sweet soul told me today that she can’t think of anything I’m not good …