My name is Amber, and I have cancer.

“Congratulations, you have cancer.”

This all started last week when I went to the ER with abdominal pain. It was my appendix. I had to have surgery to get it removed, no big deal, a very common surgery. 941 more words

Sexual Assault Awareness

Me Too.


If you spend anytime on the internet, I am sure you’ve seen many allegations against famous people by men and women that have been assaulted by them. 586 more words


Because You're A Girl: Revisited

When was the first time you realized that the world was less safe for you than it was for the boys? Was it one horribly scary, painful event that happened in what seemed like an instant and without warning, or was it a slow accumulation of indignities that happened so gradually yet so often that you started seeing them as nothing more than the normal, petty annoyances of a girl’s life, like having to wear nylons or getting your period? 1,274 more words

Sexual Assault Awareness

#BlogTour #Review Dark Chapter by @winniemli #Winner of #NotTheBooker @Legend_Press

* I received an arc copy in return for an honest review*

Dark Chapter by Winnie M Li

An astonishing and unique novel inspired by the author’s own story… 862 more words

An apology for my mental illness

This is my apology for my mental illness.

To my family-
You all have stood by be through my darkest of days. You all still stand behind me and cheer me on when I don’t feel like I deserve it half of the times. 560 more words

Sexual Assault Awareness

4 Things You Can Do Right Now To Support Survivors & End Sexual Violence

It’s OK to be scared right now. Many of us are frightened, and with good reason. Sexual assault has been at the forefront of our national conversation as of late, but not because survivors’ voices are being heard.

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#Me Too

Anyone who knows me knows that I hate being touched. It’s been a constant in my life for the last ten or so years. It took(and still takes) a while for most people to take me seriously. 330 more words