The Pain In My Chest-Why I Need Top Surgery

tw/cw: chest talk, dysphoria, mental health, suicidal thoughts When I was younger, I went through puberty as everyone does, but it definitely came with its challenges of conflicting feelings. I think there's a big difference between dysphoria and disconnect in a trans person's life. When I was younger, I had no distress about my gender... Continue Reading →

Summer Binding: A How-To

This small post is a PSA for all my trans and nonbinary folks that use binders, how to bind safely during the summer! Summer is crazy hot and will only get worse as time goes on (thanks global warming) so for those of us that use binders, it makes summer extra hard to go through!... Continue Reading →

‘They’ Series: Public Conversation

This is the final installment in the series where I talk about how to use the singular pronoun 'They' and other gender-neutral terms. This post is for the public and addressing nonbinary and genderqueer folks in a public setting. This could be at work, at a cafe, at a restaurant, etc. This could also be... Continue Reading →

Suddenly, I Can’t Breathe

CW: Borderline Personality disorder, Mental Episode, Panic attack, Mental health, Graphic Description. . . . . . . . For Mental Health Awareness Month I wanted to write out what it feels like when I have a Borderline Personality episode. .. .. .. .. .. My heart is beating out of my chest. My head... Continue Reading →

“They” Series: Friends

Continuing my Series of the singular pronoun "They", I'd like to turn the conversation to friends! The Context: You are a nonbinary person's best friend. Maybe you've known them your whole life, or two years. Maybe you're their peer in a college class, a coworker at their occupation, or just an acquaintance that wants to... Continue Reading →

Year One: Being Nonbinary

Today is my birthday! And I feel a lot better about it this year than last. Because I had a tough decision to make on whether I was going to come out to those that I loved. I went back and forth, telling myself that I 'didn't have to', that I'd still be okay if... Continue Reading →

Simply Writing

I feel like I haven't written in a while, because I haven't. I get so caught up in my 11-7, 40 hour a week job that my desire to write goes right out the window when I come home and all I want to do is feel my pillows under my head. Except lately I... Continue Reading →

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