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Rebecca Sharrock2 years ago
I Never See Facial Expressions
In an art class in high school, I drew and painted a picture of Harry Potter flying a broomstick in the Hogwarts Quidditch Stadium. When I took my completed painting to the teacher, she asked about wh...
Hope Martin2 years ago
Keep Your Heart Light
More times than I count already in my short life I have experienced the burden that is life. Times when life simply is too much. It sits on your shoulders and makes you slouch. Your stomach is not onl...
Living with Fibro as a Millennial
Fi·bro·my·al·gia ˌfībrōmīˈalj(ē)ə/ noun a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas. This disorder is one that causes a lot of uproa...
Alissa Budzinski2 years ago
How Disease Shapes Human History
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in ...
Ramona Atkinson2 years ago
Vague Deceit
There has always been this feeling that things were not as they appeared. Buzzing undercurrents of hidden information accompany every significant event. Missing tidbits that would assist in making sen...
Every day is a new chapter full of characters, challenges, curiosity, and adventure. But as we write this book, the pencil gets smaller and smaller. Some of us create with longer utensils, while some ...
Tina Kathleen2 years ago
How to Make an Autistic Child
Why would you WANT to make a child autistic? Well, you wouldn't. Except that ASD kids can be the coolest. They're happy, funny, smart, and can be quite talented. Formerly known as idiot savants, child...
Sarah Sparks2 years ago
Troll Free
I opened my inbox and there it was. The one thing that can really ruin my day, the anonymous fat hate troll: "Do you fat women even realize how fucking ugly you are? I mean I almost vommitted [sic] lo...
Alva v.Harzi2 years ago
EVERYthing IS created TWICE
'To visualize is to see what is not there, what is not real - a dream. To visualize is, in fact, to make visual lies. Visual lies, however, have a way of coming true'. - Peter McWilliams. WonderWeavin...
Jenna Logan2 years ago
School Bullying and Autism
In this next part of my series about the struggles of children with High Functioning Autism, I would like to address bullying in school. I would like to thank my fellow Aspie mom, Karen West, for some...
Jenna Logan2 years ago
Friendship and Autism
So, I will be doing a series of articles, about the struggles of those of us with High Functioning Autism. I really want to encourage you to share, to grow the awareness, and promote acceptance. As my...
Kyleigh Baltz2 years ago
Turning Point: Part 10
There's too much anger inside me There's too much scarring when I bleed There's too much therapy I need There is no god that I have seen Therapy, Smile Empty Soul.
Billy Williams2 years ago
Passion exists only to those with a pre-existing ember, smouldering in their core. One of two things can happen: The overbearing weight of our existential impossibility can smother it; or the spiteful...
Nathaniel Corns2 years ago
"All Women Experience Dysphoria"
To begin with I have to deliver you a very unfriendly, ugly, in-your-face reminder that the LGBTQ+ community is not an accepting place when you are anything other than homosexual. If you're bisexual y...
Latoya Green2 years ago
Embrace Change
Sometimes the pain we feel inside is like a little bitty caterpillar's metamorphosis yanking at the center of your stomach fighting for a sense of direction trying to guide you where it's hard to see ...
Healthy Sexuality Series
I was walking inside this old decapitated building. As I opened its doors, I noticed it was barely hanging on its hinges. I tiptoed inside, cautious, because of the abandoned state of this building. I...
Kyleigh Baltz2 years ago
Turning Point: Part 9
Give me therapy. I'm a walking travesty But I'm smiling at everything. Therapy... You were never a friend to me And you can keep all your misery. Therapy, All time low.