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Escaping the monotony and boredom of chronic illness...

Welcome to the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge brought together by WEGO Health – a social network for all health activists.  Again, I am participating in the annual Writer’s Month Challenge in which I will be writing about my health activism and health condition based upon prompts given. 1,303 more words

One year after the Boston Marathon bombing

Ever since moving to Boston in 1999, I’ve been keenly aware of the ways in which I am separate from the city’s mainstream culture. As a queer woman, as a poet, as a… 769 more words

My Glamorous Life

Is it just me?

Depression, Anxiety, ADD, PTSD, Anemia.

God i hate self diagnosing but at least it gives me something better to do with my time than what i was doing before, and in a way, this blog is a sort of productive thing for me (Hey, i know i’m not revising for that Biology and Geography mock tomorrow but it’s better than contemplating ways you could kill yourself whilst convincing people you’re a perfectly well and good teen; if there is such thing as a perfectly well and good teen- sometimes i’m not so sure). 1,176 more words



This is a train
         with wheels.

            All tearing through
                           my heart.
                             The whistle sounds
                                            at night.

                                             But no one rides
                                                        this train.



gathered with friends
a sense of belonging
alone with myself


Feeling Lonely vs. Being Alone

Feeling lonely and being alone.

There is a fine line that separates feeling lonely and being alone, but many people do not see the difference between the two. 432 more words

These Walls

At once a womb and a prison,
What the fuck are these walls
That I have been given
And with which I have been surrounded?