“Defeat” Signing forms, initialing, dating Don’t smile for the camera Strip. I’m not a criminal, I mumble, defeated They say it again: Strip. Shredding off dignity, Not making eye contact See? I told you no track marks. Gritting my teeth when asked about id...
Me I have now been on my full dose of Depakote ( divalproex sodium ) for a month. Today is May the 26th, while I started it on 26th of April. I was expecting to have reached my weird sort of "normal" by now, but I haven't. While in the past week I've had so...
Since I've had to go back on Depakote for my bipolar, trying to get pregnant had to be put on hold until the medicine can stabilize me for awhile before I go off of it and try again to get pregnant. Depakote can cause a lot of birth defects, including spina...
Today I've been so incredibly dizzy it's amazing. During the night I tried making it to the bathroom, and I ended up falling and hitting the edge of my altar and hitting my right eye. So now I have a big bruise and it hurts, especially with the pain and swe...
Grandpa March 1, 1935 - May 16th, 2008 Dear Grandpa, I've been thinking about you a lot lately. The other night I cried myself to sleep, because even though it's been since 2008, I can't believe you're gone. I still get angry at the person you were before y...
I wrote "Storm" last week while struggling with suicidal ideation . Suicidal ideation is when a person has suicidal thoughts and ideas, and perhaps even a detailed plan, but are not planning on acting on those feelings. "Storm" Gray skies defeat me slowly s...
Today we celebrate celebrating the Earth and how to save her before it's too late. In Greek mythology, the Titan Gaia was the personification of Earth. She created not only the Earth, but the whole universe. Her Roman equivalent was Terra. The idea of an Ea...
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Cornel West endorses Green Party’s Jill Stein, calls Trump “neo-fascist ...
Cornel West, a Sanders appointee for the Democratic Party platform, slammed Hillary, Trump and Obama in an op-ed
Edward Snowden: Hillary Clinton Broke Classification Rules
Whistleblower Edward Snowden is drawing attention for his reaction to FBI Director James Comey's decision not to recommend criminal charges
Bill Attacking Transgender Youth Slated to Become Law in South Dakota
Take action with HRC by sending a message to the Governor of South Dakota immediately asking him to veto this discriminatory legislation.
A Day in The Life: Bipolar Depression and Chronic Pain
As you may know, I've been dealing with a bipolar depressive episode lately. You can read about my recent struggles here and here. If you su
BBT and TTC (Basal Body Temperature and Trying to Conceive)
I'm watching "Bones" and Bones and Booth just had their daughter, Christine. While it makes me smile and warms my heart to see people happy,
Trans Man Behind #WeJustNeedtoPee Isn't Selfie-Centered
Citizens show their opposition to the Indiana bill.