The News Triggers Me

Two big breakthroughs happened in the past week. The first being that I had my mandatory phone interview with the Social Security office to confirm my approval for SSI disability benefits. Considering how all of the questions in the forms I had to fill out related strictly to physical disabilities and illness, I was determined […]

Mental Illness Makes Me…

Depression makes me hate myself Depression makes me feel I don’t deserve love Depression makes me not accept compliments Depression makes me unable to recognize my strengths Depression makes me put others before myself Depression makes me lie to myself when I scream that I love myself. In even my own blog and videos.   […]

My Traumatic Adolescence (Pt 2)

…My parents told me some familiar news toward the end of my amazing fourth grade year. That the landlord of the house was not selling the house, but kicking us out. Why? Because she doesn’t like kids. That was at least what I remember being told by my parents later. I wasn’t really devastated as […]

Another Message I Recently Sent In A Twitter DM.

“So this has been on my mind a little bit lately. I keep seeing on the news about how Americans are moving further to the left and Trump supporters are decreasing. Good thing right? Absolutely. And I am happy about that. But does it change how people like me with autism get treated or more-so […]

The Battle Of My Brain (Poem)

What happened to my smile? If I have so many blessings, Why am I now in denial? Can’t stop stressing All because of one triggered thought? Not the first time that’s happened I go from feeling free To anger anguish and sadness All I want is pure happiness And yesterday, it was right in reach […]

How Twitter Saved My Life (Part 5)

My birthday had come. It was the end of June and I was not looking forward to it. I would be turning 30 and I hated the idea of being at the stereotypical age where you are no longer “young” and are expected to become a stereotypical “grown-up” overnight more or less. Given what life’s […]

I Will Never Stop

I was taken away from public school to a physically and mentally abusive school. But I kept going I was so depressed after so many school tried to bring me down as a pre-teen But I kept going I felt like nobody understood me But I kept going I was stuck in schools for years […]