When you’re the crazy ex

My post this week was going to be on an amazing kale salad recipe and grad school doubts. But to be quite honest, I'm not in the mood for peppy vegetable banter or trying to make sense of the choice I need to make about grad school. Especially not since I apparently have hella unresolved …

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Mental Health Month: A recovery playlist

May is Mental Health Month. Mental Health America’s theme for 2016 is “Life with a Mental Illness.” My posts this month will cover personal experiences and opinions dealing with my own mental illness issues, which may be triggering to the reader. I am also simply a person in recovery- not a medical professional and my …

10 things I tried in 2015 + 10 things to try in 2016

At the precipice of 2015, I declared this year my year of adventure. And I definitely had many experiences that could be classified as both adventures and misadventures, depending on your definition of mental and financial stability. An accurate tagline for my 2015 would be: "started from some terrible emotional bottoms and now I'm here. …

An open letter from a mentally ill woman to the man who wants to date her

Hey guy. I'm a mentally ill woman. Yes, me, the person you're romantically interested in, who has completely and utterly enchanted you with her irresistible charms (maybe I'm reaching here.) I never know the right time to have this discussion in the dating process so I figure why not just lay it all out at …