Altered Resiliency

Writing is My Solace

Are you ever having an okay day and then as soon as you get home and you’re alone you suddenly decompress and realize you’re actually not okay? Today, I worked 9-5, had a holiday lunch with my department and then went home. talked to family on breaks and did my usual work routine. As soon …

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coming from someone who often finds themselves not wanting to leave their bed, i am getting pretty damn stir crazy. Just a couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in week 10 of the quarter getting ready for finals. During my Thursday class final study session, we find out that the University would, in fact, …

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While just washing dishes, I realized the reason why it is such a calming task. When I was a little girl, before living with my grandparents, I used to wash the dishes with my grandma. She also did her dishes by hand. It was the same routine; every time. On the left of the two-barreled …

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I’m 20, nearly 21, but I feel as if I have been an adult for most of my life. I guess a broken family on many levels will do that to you. You either break with it, or you let it callus you in a way that you feel nothing and no one can truly …

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