Iria Vasquez-Paez

I have a B.A. in creative writing from San Francisco State. Can people please donate? I'm very low-income. I need to start an escape the Ferengi plan. 

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Caffeine Addiction
a year ago
Caffeine culture is global in its reach because people socialize at coffee shops. Caffeine addiction is all about drinking coffee with somebody. I’d go out when I didn’t want to be alone back when I w...
Why Yoga Works for Anxiety
a year ago
Yoga is my saving grace because anxiety comes and goes. Yoga has helped me cope with my mental health better since yoga cures me of anxiety the day of, as well as for a week. Yoga is a huge discipline...
To Ignorant People Who Think Diabetics Die Young
a year ago
You see, I was once friends with somebody who thought that diabetics didn’t make it past thirty. When I see posts about how diabetes shortens the lifespan, I think, that’s a ridiculous pity party. Ins...
A Need to Switch Evening Snacks
a year ago
I realize I can’t do cereal, breakfast bars, or chocolate anything for breakfast. Shakeology from Beach Body is actually giving me stamina but not in excess. I can still slow down at night with my med...
27 Years Ago on Memorial Day Weekend
a year ago
Yes, that is a long time. Over two decades. I have had type 1 diabetes that long. My glucometer average says I’m 163. I have all but eliminated middle of the night high blood sugar. Nobody told me I’m...
Positivity Is Not a Quick Fix
a year ago
When New Agers tell you, "think positive and it will be okay," they do not realize how destructive this nonsense is for mentally ill people. You see, we mentally ill folks have any number of “bad” tho...